My new weekly travel series on PBS’s Tehran Bureau…
In Iran, press

My new weekly travel series on PBS’s Tehran Bureau…

Aug 3, 2010

Thank you Tehran Bureau! Week 1:  Zahedan Week 2:  Bam Week 3:  Bicycling across Iran Week 4:  Kurdistan Part I Week 5:  Kurdistan Part II Week 6:  Sufi Dervish Ceremony Week 7:  Road-tripping in Kurdistan Week 8:  Turkmenistan Week 9:  Couchsurfing with Hezbollah

In Art, Iran, Sufi

On my way to find the great Sufi master… meeting a new Guru, covered in plaster

Jul 11, 2008

Picking up where i left off, one of my new friends in Tehran, a photojournalist, tipped me off to a man here in Kurdistan who could introduce me to the Dervish (Sufi) order here & see if he could get me a rare coveted invite to a private cereony.   I followed the directions to the Sanandaj museum ...