Unfortunately we only spent 2 days in Yazd, but could easily have spent at least one week. Yazd has everything you may expect from Iran: Mosques, shrines, a beautiful mudbrick Old Town, a bazar, the best accomodation in the country and even different food than kebab! Definitely, Yazd is the best place to visit in Iran!
With the feeling of having wasted a couple of days and a few more dollars in Toudeshk, we jumped to a 3 hour bus which took us to our next destination: Yazd. We didn't actually know much about Yazd before visiting it. You read about Esfahan, Shiraz and Persepolis as the main tourist destinations in the country, but not that much about Yazd, which makes it a beautiful surprise when you start exploring it, and I can tell after having spent a couple of days there, that it was the place in Iran I liked the most.
Born in Barcelona and raised in Olot, I've been interested in travelling since I was a child, when every Summer I crossed Spain from coast to coast with my parents. Listening to my siblings' stories about their trips all over the world also helped, as well as watching Around the World with Willy Fog on TV :)
As I grew up, and while I was still studying... read more