THE ADDRESS Magazine Summer 2014 - Page 418

hard to believe the history, as I sip tea on a floating teahouse on the fringes of the river, where younger denizens tuck into kebabs and tea. To get across to the fixed bed-style seating, board floating wooden rafts. Waiters wade over in wellington boots. The air here is gently breezy, a welcoming respite to the heat of Northern Khuzestan province. The river teahouse claims the best views of the remnants of the ancient bridge. Afterwards, stroll along the riverbank to watch picnicking couples and friends, with several polite invites to join. 418 As you might expect from an ancient ɥٕ