Category: Travel to Iran

April 7, 2015 180fusion No comments exist

On April 4th, CCJ was happy to see a group of travelers land in Iran on our Splendors of the Persian Empire journey. Our Ambassador-at-Large, former US diplomat Wilford Welch sent us an update. Dear All, I suspect you are curious about what we have been experiencing here in Iran. And, while we have only been…

February 2, 2015 180fusion

Iran is a mysterious place to American travelers. For centuries, this beautiful, ancient land has been one of the great spiritual, cultural, political and economic powers of the Middle East. It’s the birthplace of Sufism and home of philosophers and poets like Rumi and Hafiz. Yet because of strained relations with the West, few Americans have had the…

November 10, 2014 180fusion

In the city of Yazd, Iran burns a mighty flame. An Atash Behram (Fire of Victory) to be exact. Contained within the Zoroastrian Fire Temple is a flame said to be burning for over 1,500 years- since around 470 A.D. And not just any flame, but the highest grade of fire that can be placed inside the temple of…