Iranian Woman with Recent Nose Job - Hamadan, Iran
Nose jobs are popular and common amongst young women in Iran. It's almost a badge of honor to have show the bandages.
Dan with Barber in Hamadan, Iran
Dan in the barber's chair in Hamadan, Iran.
Iranian Man at Market - Hamadan, Iran
A sweet older Iranian man at the market in Hamadan, Iran.
Tomb of Esther - Hamadan, Iran
Inside the tomb of Esther in Hamadan, Iran.
Baghla (Fava Beans) - Hamadan, Iran
Steamed fava beans (baghla) topped with spices and vinegar are the perfect mountain food. Taken at Ganjnameh near Hamadan, Iran
Dizi, Iranian Stew - Hamadan, Iran
Our guide and driver prepare the dizi (Iranian stew) for us by taking out the soup and leaving the solid foods inside pot to crush. Hamadan, Iran.
Crushing the Dizi (Iranian Stew) - Hamadan, Iran
Dizi is like Iranian stew, where the soup part gets separated out and you crush the solid foods with a mortar type instrument. Hamadan, Iran.
Iranian Restaurant, Eating Dizi - Hamadan, Iran
Eating on the ground at a local Iranian restaurant near Hamadan, Iran.
Sour Cherries and Fruit - Hamadan, Iran
Bowls of sour cherries and other fruit in the mountains at Ganjnameh near Hamadan, Iran.
Imamzadeh-ye Abdollah - Hamadan, Iran
Imamzadeh-ye Abdolla in Hamadan, Iran.
Iranian Ceiling Designs - Hamadan
Inside the mausoleum of Baba Taher, a famous Persian herbal medicine doctor from the 11th century. Hamadan, Iran.
Iranian Bus Driver - Hamadan, iran
Jolly Iranian bus driver on the way from Tehran to Hamadan, Iran. Given look of bumper, seems like he's had a few accidents.
Dan with his Barbers - Hamadan, Iran
Dan poses with his barber (left) at a small shop in Hamadan, Iran. Good times.
Singer of Baba Taher Verses - Hamadan, Iran
This man sang verses from Baba Taher's books at the tomb in Hamadan, Iran.
Rabbi in Hamadan, Iran
This man was the Rabbi in Hamadan who was responsible to taking care of the tomb of Esther. Although the Jewish population has declined dramatically, there is still a small group living in Hamadan, Iran.
Iranian Fruit Vendor - Hamadan, iran
Iranian fruit vendor on the side of the highway on the way from Tehran to Hamadan, Iran.
Roadside Mosque - Iran
A beautiful roadside mosque on the way from Hamadan to Kermanshah, Iran.