In search of Janabi: the life of a hippie in the South of IranPictolic
Photographer Mykolas of Goodell (Mykolas Juodele) removes the atmosphere that prevails on the Iranian Islands of the Persian Gulf. Among youth the word of Janab has become synonymous with adventurous trips, a breath of fresh air and feeling of freedom. When the most parts of Iran the winter comes, the youth arrives at the remote beaches of the Islands. Learn how hippies spend time in the South of Iran, from our material.Young people communicate in Ormuz and Hangama with like-minded people, enjoy the freedom to be involved in creative activities, share ideas and have relationships. Iranian travelers are discovering the country, reconnect with nature and settle among local communities.
One master of philosophy. As the alias he uses the name of God Norse mythology.
The Machsom hitchhiking travels around Iran. The girl plays the drum and is engaged in meditation on the island of Hengam.In recent years, about life on the island of Hormuz began to go bad rumors because of the freedom-loving youth who spends time there. In this regard, the island has even attracted the attention of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps. The military is closely watching the tourists and regularly escorted the travelers with the most popular beaches.
Despite the fact that the future of the favorite places of the hippies remained uncertain, southern Iran, remains a unique place where creative young people.
The island of Hormuz situated in the Persian Gulf. It is home to approximately 6,000 people. In the 16th and 17th centuries it was a Portuguese colony. Over the last decade the island has become very popular among tourists. Travelers love it for the beautiful views and the friendly attitude of the local population to visitors.
Local residents receive income from tourism. Almost every family in Ormuz rents rooms to travellers, and men rolled tourists on the island, hand-carts and motorcycles.Many Iranians moved to Ormuz from other cities, opened a cozy coffee houses, restaurants and hotels. Hippie here stocking up on necessities for camping, take a shower and communicate with other travelers.
Amir Ali plays the darbuka, singing on the street with friends and sells handmade jewelry.
Muhammad renting a house in the town of Ormuz, together with friends. They earn a living, muzicanoua on the street and selling things handmade.
Erfan zeneli loves psychedelic trance, traveling with his girlfriend and takes everywhere with a folding chair.
The island Hengam is located two kilometers from the southern coast of the island of Qeshm. During the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980-ies most of the locals were taken to the mainland, and the island was made a military base, which housed thousands of Iranian soldiers.
Later the UAE took a large number of refugees from Hungama, and most of them subsequently decided not to return from the island. As a result, there remained many abandoned buildings and gardens. In the village of keel now live only two families.
Those who returned after the war, settled in the village of New Hengam. Now it is home to about 500 people.
On Large is home to about 200 local residents who earn their living by fishing.
Until recently, the island attracted tourists, but a few years ago, adventurers discovered it in as an alternative to the crowded Hormuz.
But it looked like a hippie camp in Hawaii. It was antiobsessive where everything is different where clothing was optional, and any decisions taken in accordance with the "vibration" of the soul or of the body.