A few images from my travels in Iran

Iran_01_susa

Susa, ancient Elamite capital.

Iran_02_zanbil

Temple of Choga Zanbil,
Elamite, 13th century BCE.

Iran_03_cyrus

Tomb of Cyrus the Great at Pasargadae.

Iran_04_pasargadae

Me at Pasargardae.

Iran_06_mazda

Ahura Mazda, the wing├ęd Zoroastrian god.

Iran_05_persepolis

Persepolis.

Iran_07_naqsh

Sassanian, rock carvings at Naqsh-i-Rajab.

Iran_08_closeNaqsh

Close up of the rock carving.

Iran_12_safavid

Savafid bridge, Allahiverdi Khan, Isfahan.

Iran_09_hafez

Tomb of Hafez, Shiraz.

Iran_13_sassanian

Sassanian bridge, Shar-e-stan, Isfahan.

and a few more photos from Turkey

Turkey_01_atNemrut

Me at Nemrut Dag, eastern Turkey.

Turkey_02_nemrut

Nemrut Dag.

Turkey_06_anatolia

Cave dwellings, Anatolia.

Turkey_05_theatre

One of the many Roman theatres.