Wherever we went, men and women, old and young, greeted us warmly with “Welcome to Iran.” “Welcome to our beautiful country.”
bridges built in the 17th century (Safavid Dynasty).
One of the gentlemen, a welder who had retired in 1984, got up to greet us and offered us tea which we accepted with great pleasure. He is holding a container for sugar cubes. Customarily you place a cube in your mouth and suck the tea through it.