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Bakhtiaris

arbaeen- Iran Nomad Tours
“On the trail again. Except for the Hajj pilgrimage, no trip compares to the annual 80-kilometer walk from Najaf to Karbala in Iraq to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, which took place around 1400 years ago: *Millions* of people coming from Iran, Iraq, and many other countries, walking this...
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Tribes of Iran-iran Nomad Tours
One of the best parts of travelling abroad is knowing the indigenous people of the area. When it comes to Iran, going deep into Nomad tribes of Iran, and it’s almost like traveling back into the past. Some of these indigenous people still follow the same life of their ancestors; moving twice a year with...
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Tlingit Tribe - Hunter Gatheres
Nomad is defined as a member of a community without a fixed habitation. They regularly move between the same areas. There are three types of nomads around the world: hunter-gatherers, pastorals, and thinker/trader nomads. Bakhtiari Nomads Nomads are known for their migration. They migrate periodically in a year so that they will be back to...
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The women of the village used a special kind of herb, called Mountain Tare, in their food, which was really great. They picked it themselves from the surrounding mountains, and it gave the food a pleasant taste. I wander around the village and the girls showed me their school. A small and simple class was...
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The second day, beginning of the migration The next day was the day of migration. Having no idea what awaits us during migration made us even more excited. Early in the morning, we had our hearty breakfast (since we were supposed to have a long day before us, everybody was served with Ghee), then we...
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In the early morning of a beautiful spring day we had our breakfast in Mah Bibi hostel, and then our fantastic trip started. On our way to Charmahal Bakhtiari, we passed Mavarz village in Bazoft district. We had our lunch in a very nice villager. As soon as we entered their house, what really attracted...
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Bakhtiari Nomads Iran
We joined our guide and a group of tourists from Iran and elsewhere. Despite our tired faces, we soon got to know each other and shared our common enthusiasm for the upcoming adventurous trip. Together, we headed towards Zagros mountains, looking for our host family – fulfilled backpacks, trekking shoes on our feet, fully charged...
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