Iranians are crazy for Shuttlecock, or badminton which is a regular weekend activity in Tehran. Often played without a net it can be a family activity as seen here.
Mother and Her Baby, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
On a sabbath Friday most restaurants are crowded with families eating out and enjoying a day together.
Weekends are reserved for recreation and here in Laleh Park in Tehran the “Aerocombat” instructor takes her people throgh their paces while an older couple seems to be inspecting the troops. Notice that the men are on one side and the women on the other.
A couple in Tehran stops eating their picnic lunch in order to make a “selfie”. Their picnic outside the Iranian National Archeological Museum consists of stone baked bread, yogurt, cucumbers and tomatoes
A vendor in an open air market in Laleh Park checks and organizes his corn as he gets ready for the day.
Kids are kids everywhere and jumping rope seems to be a universal activity as seen here in Laleh Park on a Friday evening.
The proprietor of a nut store talks on his phone while waiting for customers in a bazaar in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Every Friday the parks are filled with people out enjoying time off – with families or recreating. Here is a volleyball player showing off his skills balancing the ball while twirling it on one finger. His friends are impressed.