Steph and I went to Iran with a friend who was going back to visit her family.
capnfabs One last photo from Esfahan. The gate to a seriously enormous mosque. Everything is self-supporting arches. There's one square in the middle of the mosque and when you speak there it resonates through the whole building. @stamplee aptly calls it a #mathsmiracle and it's sad that nobody knows how to design like this anymore.View More on Instagram
capnfabs Persepolis - an enormous palace complex where each king tried to one-up the last in grandeur. Then Alexander came through and burned the whole thing around 500 BC. The style of the time was all-wooden buildings with a stone archway for each door, and so for this palace that's all that's left.View More on Instagram