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Through the Desert to Yazd

by Tom

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I woke to find myself trundling through a huge, bleached white desert stretching out as far as I could see. Only the occasional spectacular rock formation broke up the ocean of sand as it jutted up towards a sky that even this early in the morning, still appeared to be almost surreally blue and bright. To the side of my pillow lay two cans of peach flavoured non-alcoholic lager – a gift from a friendly fellow passenger who had insisted that I take them as I was crawling up into my bunk for the night.


My journey through Iran from the holy city of Mashhad to the desert oasis of ancient Yazd could not have been easier. As soon as I walked into the train station, I had been taken under the wings of the friendly locals and guided up towards my surprisingly comfortable high rise cradle. Soon after lying down between the crisp white sheets – and to the side of a small mountain of sustenance I’d been gifted by my berth mates – I was drawn into a deep, fulfilling sleep by the relentless rhythms of this galloping iron horse.

As our carriage rumbled on though this wide open space, one of the oldest cities in the world began to emerge from out of this brutally beautiful wasteland. Like a mirage set amongst the desert haze, the wind snatching towers and the holy minarets thrust up from the sands towards the unforgiving sun.

The Other Recount Text Examples

  1. Through the Desert to Yazd
  2. Bagmati Dreams
  3. Climbing to Heaven
  4. A Rainy Day In Bangalore
  5. Vietnam vacation
  6. Daytripping to the Dead Sea
  7. Traveling
  8. My Personal Experience
  9. A Tour to the Botanic Gardens
  10. My Grandpa’s Funeral in Toraja
  11. Visiting Bali
  12. Ball Dome
  13. My Rush Time as a Journalist
  14. Vacation to London
  15. The  Frozen  Pool
  16. A  Cold  Crisp  Day
  17. My Great Personal Experience Staying in Hongkong
  18. It doesn’t feel like home
  19. Looking for Cleopatra’s Emerald
  20. Lucky Friday
  21. Dog Made History
  22. The Nightmare
  23. My Holiday was Fantastic
  24. Bus was Flowing Right Behind Me
  25. Adventure in the Sacred Forest
  26. RA Kartini
  27. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography
  28. Soichiro Honda
  29. Kate Middleton
  30. Julius Caesar
  31. Abraham Lincoln Biography
  32. Justin Bieber Biography
  33. Princess Diana Biography
  34. Barack Obama Biography
  35. Bill Gates Biography
  36. David Beckham Biography
  37. Cristiano Ronaldo Biography
  38. Oprah Winfrey Biography
  39. Albert Einstein Biography
  40. Jackie Chan Biography
  41. Jet Li Biography
  42. Bruce Lee Biography
  43. Mother Teresa Biography
  44. Brad Pitt Biography
  45. Tiger Woods
  46. Short Biography of Kurt Cobain
  47. PSY Gangnam Style
  48. Walt Disney: A Short Biography
  49. Robert Kiyosaki
  50. Mark Zuckerberg

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