The Guide of the 7 Summits Club Valery Myasoedov reports from Iran:
Greetings from Iran! The program of climbing the Damavand of our second group of this season started yesterday. Evening arrival and immediately get acquainted with Tehran from a bird's-eye view, from the rotating restaurant of the Milad Tower at an altitude of 280 m. The incomparable Mariam, the head and founder of the Russian Language Department at Tehran University, our guide, told us about the history of traditions and customs of family life and religion of this country. There were a great many questions, our participants showed such interest in the cultural traditions of Iran that the name of the group appeared immediately. The most inquisitive group will be called simply "Inquisitive". And all this conversation took place under countless tasting dishes of Iranian cuisine. A heartfelt memorable evening, a great start. Today is our first day of acclimatization, follow our news.