years of Omidvar brothers adventure
1954, when none of the present-day facilities were available to travelers, my
brother and I embarked on a perilous ten-year-long journey across the world.
Enduring great hardships, we traveled to the most breathtaking places across
the five continents. Crossing the
we spent three years traveling from the northernmost point of Canada to the
Tierra del Fuego,
at the southern tip of the American continent, spending every moment of our
lives looking, thinking and gathering experience, mostly about the indigenous
peoples who first reached the American continent.
large and small towns across the world, we delivered lectures in many important
colleges and universities about all that we had seen, showing films we had shot
with great difficulty. In this way, hundreds of illustrated articles
summarizing our explorations were published in magazines and newspapers
throughout the world, earning us fame as two bold Iranian explorers. We had the
opportunity of visiting a holding talks with most presidents, prime ministers,
kings and cultural personalities of the world.
the end of our long travels, my brother ‘Abdollah decided to settle down in
, where he not only runs two
cinema and tourism magazines in
but is also the founder of one of
's largest cinema centers.
for me, Issa, I have come back to live the rest of my life in