The Many Faces of Iran

When I was invited to work with Jordan Manley on this trip to Iran, I didn't really know what to expect. I had always thought of Iran as a hot dusty country with difficult neighbours and a strained relationship with the UK. We have travelled through some hot dusty places, but we have also seen breathtakingly beautiful snow-covered mountains and amazing centuries-old architecture. My role has has been to enable Jordan to film and photograph in the high mountains, and all the rest has been a huge bonus. Here's a snapshot of the many faces of Iran that we have been privileged to see. 

 Jordan at work...

Jordan at work...

 ... and again

... and again

 Isfahan

Isfahan

 Isfahan

Isfahan

 On the road again...

On the road again...

 Persepolis

Persepolis

 Persepolis

Persepolis

By coincidence, the Guardian ran an article a few days ago about skiing at Dizin. The stand-out sentence was this: 

Up here the Islamic dress code strictly enforced in Tehran is casually relaxed. I saw peroxide-blonde hair pouring from under woolly hats and forearms scandalously uncovered.

Maybe the journalist was there at the same time as us, and spotted Chad...