middle eastern photography

A spread of traditional mezes photograph by Peden & Munk

  • “Meze, which is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks as a course or as appetizers before a main dish.  A big part of the dining experience in Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arab countries. The word “meze” means “taste” and/or “snack.” The concept is very similar to the tapas of Spain,”

Loot Desert - Iran 

This vast salt desert is the 25th largest desert in the world. It is one of the worlds hottest, and driest places, with surface temperatures measuring as hot as  70°C. It is often considered the hottest place on earth. 

A young Iranian Arab girl wearing traditional clothes with a tribal tattoo on her chin sitting next to hand woven baskets from Ahvaz, Khuzestan.

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