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World Travelers - Iran: The Different Faces of Iran

July/August 2012

World Travelers - Iran: The Different Faces of Iran

Every journey is unique and challenging. Sometimes the challenges are physical—a bad road, a water crossing—and other times they are cultural, where you’re forced to leave stereotypes at the door and keep your wits about you. Experiencing the differences that separate us is what makes travel so rewarding, so intoxicating. Iran offers such landscapes.
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World Travelers: Pamir Highway and Silk Road

March/April 2012

World Travelers: Pamir Highway and Silk Road

The Pamir Highway: Since time immemorial, the Silk Route (M41) in Central Asia has existed as an artery of trade connecting west to east and north to south. Contrary to its name, the Silk Route is not a singular road but a web of ancient tracks and rock-strewn trails trodden for a millennia by travelers, merchants, explorers, soldiers, and kings.
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