Feature - Caspian Holiday
Iran's Caspian sea region has long been the main destination for Iranian families in search for sun, beaches and fun. There are resorts all along across the crescent moon shaped coast line, but most people rent local houses near the beach.
But, sun and fun in the Islamic republic comes with rules. There are no clubs and bars, alcohol is illegal, as is walking around in bikinis. All women in Iran are obligated to cover up and the lush beaches of the Caspian are no exception. Women can only wear bathing suits in special, walled-off sections of the beaches, where men are forbidden to enter. If women...