World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering.
Just before the dawn, the delicate flowers adjust their lilac petals with great care. Timidly bloomed overnight, they wait to make everyone memorize their fragrance and intact self-exposure. Every autumn comes when the cold breeze caresses dry fields of northeastern Iran to wake up the magical seeds of saffron for a new purple feast. Saffron, the most expensive spice and food in the world, has a great fame for its appetizing aroma and golden hue.
Rayen Castle, known also as Arg-e Rayen, is one of the greatest examples of historical adobe buildings in the world. It is located in central Iran and its wonderful architecture still amazes any visitor.
The filigree (malileh kari) is among the most noble handicrafts of Zanjan, said the handicraft deputy of the northwestern Iranian province’s Administration of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism.
With a network of channels, lakes, and watery passageways spreading out over several kilometers, Ali Sadr Cave located in Kabudarahang, western province of Hamedan, is one of the largest subterranean water complexes in the world. Stable since its formation millions of years ago, the sunless grottoes feature clear waters, fantastical rock formations, and stalactite-covered ceilings soaring high overhead.