Camel Riding!

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A few days ago on a trip to Persepolis and Cyrus the Great’s tomb (posts to come), we saw some camels parked on the side of the road and of course we had to ride them! Up until a hundred years ago, Persian nomads in Iran used camels as a means of transportation across the country as well as horses and donkeys. Camels are still frequently used in Iran but most of them are used as tourist attractions.

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