SYNOPSIS:  First impressions of Teheran – Strolling through the Bazaar – Dinner at Akbar’s House.  How a rainy day turned out to be more than a memorable 2nd birthday of Mohammed.

What scriptures are responsible for this, I don’t know.  It is news to even many Muslims, but there are two birthday celebrations for Mohammed in the Islamic world.  One was last Thursday for the Sunnis – I was in Tartus; one was today for the Shias – I am in Teheran; that means I can celebrate it twice.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY