See how dogs were celebrated in the ancient world
    History

    See how dogs were celebrated in the ancient world

    We don't know exactly when dogs were domesticated. But when it happened, humans never looked back.
    Iran: Meeting the nomads of Babak Castle

    Iran: Meeting the nomads of Babak Castle

    A hike to Babak Castle, in northwest Iran, proves fascinating, although the highlight is an encounter with a nomadic family
    Iran: Hiking the Valley of the Assassins

    Iran: Hiking the Valley of the Assassins

    Inspired by Freya Stark's travelogue, Shaun Busuttil sets off into the depths of this fabled and fearsome valley