Visit to Iran Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 am
Nancy and Dan Adolphson traveled to Iran last June with two goals in mind, they told the audience at the First Wednesday program. One was to see Persepolis, the ancient city built by Darius the Great around 515 B.C. The other was to buy a Persian carpet for their new condo in Walnut Creek, where they'd recently moved after more than 40 years in Danville.
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Posted by Bill, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:58 am
I couldn't believe I was reading this. A country that imprisons our youth, taunts the world with "the holocaust" never happened and is building up nuclear weapons is where this couple decides to buy a rug? Next stop will be North Korea to understand more about their wonderful culture and see the great murals of Their dear leader Kim.
Posted by Ralph Hoffmann, a resident of the Walnut Creek neighborhood, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:00 am Ralph Hoffmann is a member (registered user) of Danville Express
"When in Rome, do as the Romans do," George, Bill, and Dick. Nancy and Don returned safely, because they followed that millenia old advice. Each Country, community and culture has different rules of behavior, as does the USA and Danville.
Posted by P Etterman, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Apr 9, 2010 at 3:12 pm
Part of the freedom of America is to travel anywhere one wants. However, if those travelling American(s) get into trouble since there are unfriendly/danerous politics going on, is it right that we have to rescue them? Did this couple naively believe that tourists were safe just because a travel business said so? I do believe they were lucky.