Omidvar brothers

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  • Omidvar brothers 2019-10-20 19:43

    By David Robie

    Iran’s great global adventurers - around the lost world in 10 years

    They have been dubbed the “Persian Indiana Joneses”. Their adventures are fabled and hair-raising, as shown by a Jivaro shrunken human head and relics from curious rituals on display from almost 70 years ago. But the Omidvar brothers from Iran were no gung-ho adventurers, merely gate-crashing hidden tribal and indigenous communities around the world. They were also no elitists.

  • Iranian adventurer tells of journey to the North Pole   2019-09-24 18:24

    By Afshin Majlesi 

    Iranian adventurer tells of journey to the North Pole  

    The North Pole is one of the most remote, yet inaccessible places on Earth. However, it is possible to reach there particularly in June and July when the ice is thinner.  

  • A book cover reading “Omidvar Brothers: In Search of the World’s Most Primitive Tribes from 1954 to 1964” 2018-04-30 22:02

    Meet Omidvar brothers who pictured cultures that no longer exist

    TEHRAN – Brothers Issa and Abdollah Omidvar are widely deemed as Iran’s earliest travel documentarians. In the 1950s, they pictured remote societies and cultures that may no longer exist.