Sunday, March 11, 2018

Qeshm island and Town

Qeshm (Persian: قشم‎, Persian pronunciation: [ɢeʃm]), is an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz, located opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir. The island, which hosts a 300-square-kilometre (116-square-mile) free zone jurisdiction, is 135 km long, and lies strategically in the Strait of Hormuz, just 60 kilometres (37 miles) from the Omani port of Khasab, and about 180 kilometres (112 miles) from the UAE Port Rashid. The island has a surface area of 1,491 square kilometres (576 square miles

During the Nowruz celebrations, 
the town is overtaken by holiday makers !