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Welcome to my blog! True to my name, Shiva the Spy, I will be your eyes and ears in Iran, bringing you detailed accounts of everyday life from my perspective. You'll have a window into the social, cultural, political, and historical aspects of the country. I will bring you the stuff that American media can't...or won't. So, check back regularly for stories, photos, commentary, and anything else your curiosity calls for.

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

I'm Cold.

Born and raised in southern California, I've never had to face snow. In fact, before Iran, I hadn't ever witnessed real snowflakes falling from the sky. Likewise, my wardrobe never included overly chunky winter coats, impenetrable gloves, and sheepskin boots with deeply grooved soles. And now, I'm paying for this lack of preparedness.

Anyway, Tehran looks so clean and cheerful in the wintertime. Below are a few pictures taken within the past week.

The lengthy, slippery, muscle-aching trek down my street every morning:


Our neighbor's frozen pool:


Vali-e-Asr, the longest street in Tehran, and in my opinion, the busiest. The view is from the steps of my school; the snow started pouring down, suddenly, during class...I, for one, was not in the mood:

5 Comments:

Anonymous Meri said...

Shiva in the cold? I can't see that. How have you been? I have been trying to email you...

9:35 PM  
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6:20 AM  
Blogger Pouyan said...

Is your school at bagh ferdos, tajrish?

10:02 AM  
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2:53 AM  
Anonymous Persia said...

I think a bit of cold helps you appreciate California young lady.
Keep it up.

4:00 AM  

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