Saturday, 24 August, 2019

Italian Travel Writer Depicts the Iranian People

With the influx of foreign tourists into Iran, especially from the European countries, more people are getting familiar with the unseen face of Iran as a country with an ancient culture, civilization and several natural and cultural magnets unknown to the world.

As an Italian freelance travel journalist and photographer, Angela Corrias has traveled to Iran in the recent years three times.

Angela believes that Iranians are civilized and educated people and hospitality is a significant part of their culture and life.

Here is an overview of the people she ran across in the two weeks of her trip to Iran.

Girls chatting at Firouz cafe in Armenian district Jolfa in Isfahan.
Girls chatting at Firouz cafe in the Armenian district of Jolfa in Isfahan.
My friend Madi pretending she's not seeing me while she knows I'm practicing some technique with my new camera.
My friend Madi pretending she’s not seeing me while she perfectly knew I was practicing some technique with my new camera.
Students analyzing the decoration of Nasir Ul Molk mosque, also known as Pink Mosque in Shiraz.
Students analyzing the decorations of Nasir Ul Molk mosque, also known as Pink Mosque, in Shiraz.
Girls posing in front of Saadi's mausoleum in Shiraz
Girls posing in front of Saadi’s mausoleum in Shiraz
Woman going past Azadi Tower in Tehran
Woman going past Azadi Tower in Tehran
Woman praying in the Pink Mosque in Shiraz
Woman praying in the Pink Mosque in Shiraz
Women in chador chatting in the park
Women in chador chatting in the park
Girls in the park doing what 15-year-old do best, laughing at the boys.
Girls in the park doing what 15-year-old do best, laughing at the boys.
Student doing his homework in the park
Student doing his homework in the park
Young mom looking after her kid, and maybe doing some meditation too...
Young mom looking after her kid, and maybe doing some meditation too…
Little girl playing in the park in Shiraz
Little girl playing in the park in Shiraz
Artisan working on his shop/lab in Yazd
Artisan working on his shop/lab in Yazd
Shopping at Shiraz bazaar
Shopping at Shiraz bazaar
Mother and daughter
Mother and daughter
Friends
Friends
Chilling out after lunch and tea in the wait for the next tea..
Chilling out after lunch and tea in the wait for the next tea..
Dating

Dating

Angela Corrias is a freelance travel writer, blogger and photographer. Born in Italy, she left her home country after college and since then she has lived in Dublin, London and Shanghai, alongside traveling around Asia, the Middle East, Brazil and Europe. Among the others, her work has appeared in Chinese newspaper Global Times, Forbes Travel Guide, Literary Traveler and GoNomad. She writes about her travels in her blog Chasing The Unexpected.

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