Axes Apart: Iran & Cuba

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Run by: Travel The Unknown

Reference number: 227

From: £2795

Embark on a unique journey through two fascinating, friendly and very different pariah states - Iran and Cuba. Begin in the poet's city - Shiraz, and wander its charming markets before exploring the ancient Persian capitals of Persepolis - and the site of Cyrus the Great€„¢s tomb, Pasargadae. In Isfahan€„¢s lovely squares and palaces you will encounter the pinnacle of Islamic art and architecture, before taking in the bustle and superb museums of Tehran. Next you will travel to a very different land for a completely different experience. Soak up the colonial charm of Old Havana and immerse yourself in the Caribbean culture and lively music scene of Trinidad. Discover Ché Guevara€„¢s tomb in Santa Clara, and learn the history of the world€„¢s most famous revolution. Visit the Bay of the Pigs to learn about Cuba€„¢s uneasy relations with the US today.

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