The encounters of an American tourist in Iran
John is an American tourist who is visiting Iran for the second time. This is what he has posted on his Instagram page about the country: “I hope I can show everyone that Iran is not a scary place after I have traveled 3000kms in 75 days. More importantly, the people of this country are not terrorists. They may be terrible drivers, but in no way are they terrorists.”
Nowruz in the village of ancient windcatchers
Lāft village in Hormuzgan Province, southern Iran, has the oldest windcatchers and fantastic sunsets in Iran. The village is in the north of Qeshm Island. It is a coral island the soil of which has been used in building the houses and windcatchers here, completing the beautiful presence of nature on the Island.
Hormuz Island’s 7th carpet of soil is spread out
Hormuz Island’s 7th carpet of soil is spread out for Nowruz and will be unveiled on 19 March. It has become customary over the past few years to create a Persian carpet using the colorful soil of the Island in the Persian Gulf during the final days of the Iranian New Year.
Martian hills of Qeshm: “Run of discovery”
Today, 8 February 2018, 300 runners from around the world will compete on Qeshm Island, “Dolphin of the Persian Gulf”, on the lead-colored soil of this Island.
2022 World Cup in Iran
On 16 January 2018, The Economist writes: FOOTBALL’S World Cup in 2022, to be hosted by Qatar, was always billed as a regional event. Other countries in the Gulf offered hotel rooms and training facilities. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said it would even host matches. But last June the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar, angry about its support for Islamists and its ties to their nemesis, Iran.
Iran issuing entry visas at Qeshm airport
Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran stated: “With the opening of the office to issue electronic visas at Qeshm airport, citizens of 150 countries can receive their visas within 20 minutes at Qeshm Island Airport for entry to Iran.
Foreign investment has 41% growth in Iran
The volume of investment in seven economic free zones in Iran amounted to USD 3103MM in 2016, showing a rise of 41.6% as compared to USD 1291MM invested in 2015.
Largest ME Crocodile Park
Qeshm Island is a different touristic island in southern Iran with many natural attractions.
Tales of aliens in Qeshm
The ‘Valley of the Stars’ is one of the more fantastic results of erosion effects on Qeshm Island, in southern Iran. Some of the locals believe that as night falls, the valley becomes a stamping ground for extraterrestrial animals.
The sun (music)
Artist: Ali Boustan
Album: Qeshm Island
(Persia Digest) – “The sun” from the album “Qeshm Island” by Ali Boustan is the folk music of the Island combined with classical Iranian music. The album is a concerted effort of many composers.