This photo is taken in the bazaar of Isfahan (Iran), which is one of the oldest and largest bazaars in the Middle East – dating back to the 17th
century. It is situated on the northern side of the Nash-e-Jehan square, the second biggest square in the entire world. As I was walking in the bazaar, I stumbled upon a room full of women sitting around a table hand painting pottery. I was amazed by the beauty and the accuracy of their work – and I was very happy when I was allowed to take their photos, as women were rather reluctant to have their photo taken in Iran.
Read my full blog posts from Teheran
Photo: bazaar of Isfahan, Iran 2012.
Have you ever been to Iran, or is it on your travel list?