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About YASUKO

She lives and works in a small beach community in Southern California with her spouse John. As an artist she has wandered around in several media (kimono painting, oil painting, drawing, installation, etc.) but has settled down to photography for the last six years. She also wanders around different countries, regions, and cultures to see life from many different angles. She has started this blog with not-so-good English, rusty Japanese and a lot of guts.

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Iran Diary: Day Twenty (last day)-October 29, 2009

Isfahan>Abyaneh>Kashan>Tehran This was the last day of the trip. It was a 340mile, 8-hour bus trip to Tehran. We made a detour to visit Abyaneh, a tiny village in the foothills of the Zagros Mountains. The village is at least … Continue reading

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Iran Diary: Day Nineteen-October 28, 2009

Isfahan  Our destination this morning was the highlight of Isfahan, Naqsh-e Jahan Square.  During the Shah’s time it was known as the Shah’s Square.  Since the revolution its official name is the Imam’s Square. During the last 400 years this … Continue reading

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Iran Diary: Day Eighteen-October 27, 2009

Isfahan  We had arrived at our hotel late at night.  I did not see the hotel’s compound until morning so I was amazed to see the immense building complex and the beautiful garden that the building surrounded.  About 300 years … Continue reading

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Iran Diary: Day Seventeen-October 26, 2009

Shiraz > Isfahan This morning we had the chance to visit a local market in Shiraz.  I saw lots of beautiful green grapes, but where were the red grapes from which the famous wine is made?  Amir explained that the … Continue reading

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