Hiking in the mountains in Iran is hard work - especially when you have to wear heaps of clothes. By law women in Iran are required to wear loose clothes that hangs past their butt and covers their arms and legs and a head covering for their hair.
Persepolis - Iran. This empire was built around 515BC by Cyrus the Great. Yes that is the same King Cyrus who freed the Israelites from exile in Babylon and the same King Cyrus who establish the Persian empire. He’s kinda a big deal - the last photo is his tomb.