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Iran’s Loneliest Desert

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How to make the most of your time in Yazd, the proverbial See of Zoroastrianism, and the beautiful (though not particularly lonely) desert that extends to the north and east of it.

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The Baby Blue Birthplace of Kabbalah

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I didn’t run into Madonna, Ashton Kutcher or Demi Moore in Safed, but the birthplace of Kabbalah is fascinating enough on its own – it doesn’t need celebrities.

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A Model for Peace in the Middle East

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Nazareth represents the future of Middle Eastern tourism, which says nothing of the example it’s setting for peace in the region.

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