Azadi tower in tehran, iran

My First Day in Tehran

The flight reached Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport at about 6 and boy was the landing rough and the runway patched up like a poor man’s quilt. It looked like one of the small town airports in India that has minimal traffic and planes are a rarity, much of it never seemed to have been renovated. Reminded me of how airports must have looked like back in the 80s. Out of the plane, the heat was evident as it rose from every object around me.

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