Hormuz Island: the jewel of the Persian Gulf
Hello, dear viewers, welcome to the Greenwalk channel. We are planning to go to Hormoz Island and now we are in Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan province. The ways to enter the island are from this port and Qeshm port. You do not have the right to enter the island by car. Come with me. Be ready to go to visit the beautiful and attractive parts of the island. There are many reasons to travel to Hormuz Island. If you are among Iranian geologists, I must say that this is your paradise. Because the red-colored island of Hormuz has more than 70 types of minerals
that make the soil of this area different from other regions of the world, local women are selling the traditional clothes of the island and their own handmade structures . Hormuz Island is an island 42 km from the Persian Gulf. The shape of this island on the map looks like an unfinished cone. The sleeping place is in the house of one of the natives of the island and our stay tonight is an 8-year-old boy named Ali who loves Hormuz and wants to become a food seller like his father in the future. His favorite food is Hoover fish. The Portuguese Castle is one of the historical monuments of Hormoz Island, which is located in the northern part of the island and near the Strait of Hormoz. This historical castle is one of the remains of the period of the presence of the Portuguese aggressor forces in the south of Iran and is more than 500 years old. Hormuz is about 8 kilometers away from Bandar Abbas. Hormoz Island is the key to the Persian Gulf in terms of its strategic location. The geological sediments and minerals of the soil of Hormoz have turned this island into a paradise for geologists. The highest point of Hormoz Island is 186 meters above sea level.
They rent motorbikes and bicycles here . Saffron Plain is a beautiful place in the northeast of Hormoz Island, which is also known as Gold Valley or Saffron Valley. The reason for this is the presence of yellow salt rocks. And it is unique that they stand out next to the colored soils of the island. You can clearly see the magic of colors in this plain. The plain like a yellow river flows through the mountains and takes you to a world of colors and patterns. There are 5 species of sea turtles living in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman . Green sea turtles and eagle beaks bring themselves to the south coast of Hormoz to lay eggs and reproduce. Unfortunately, there are currently no turtles.
The interesting thing to note about the red soil on the coast of Hormoz Island is the minerals in this soil, which can be used in various southern local dishes as spices and It has the taste. The intersection of the sea water on this beach with the red soil of the beach causes the sea water to become red in this area. The main reason for the red color of the soil on the Red Beach is the presence of iron oxide in this soil. The silver beach of Rainbow Valley in this island is an area with The colorful soil with a color spectrum of more than 70 colors can be seen in this area, from yellow, white and orange to purple and red, which are full of various limestone salts. Examples of the stones of this island have been seen in other European and American countries . In Asia, some of them can be seen only in this valley of Hormuz Island. These soils also have medicinal properties. A beautiful restaurant with a wide variety of seafood dishes is extremely comfortable and friendly staff You can eat the food in the traditional way of the natives on the floor of the room . Also known as "Salt Goddess" and "Tabarzan Salt Valley", the locals and native people of Hormuz Island have great respect for the cave of the Goddess of Salt, and for this reason, they chose the name "Goddess" for it . No sound can be heard in this area. It is full of peace; For this reason, this area is also called the Valley of Silence, the Valley of the Statues is located next to the Persian Gulf, and the proximity of this rocky coast to sea water and the erosion of its rocks over the years have caused the formation of different shapes in the rocks of this area.
The space inside this valley is very suitable for photography and tourists have recorded memorable pictures while visiting this area. Currently, this valley is made up of rocks in the shape of eagles, birds and other animals . It is the sound of nature and then he thanked. The singer's lyrics are related to falling in love. Samboseh is one of the popular dishes of Hormuz locals.
The motorcyclist says, "I am a native here and I am 52 years old. I have 5 grandchildren and 4 children who are all married. He is happy to be a tourist." Travelers come here and it is hoped that tourists will always come to the island. One of the biggest sources of income for the natives of the region is tourism. A 50-year-old native of Hormuz Island says that Hormoz is not comparable to any other place and that this place is unique The best food here is hawari fish, which is extremely delicious He says that there is no company, factory, or livestock here for people to work, and only travelers and tourists bring prosperity here. He is happy that tourists from all over the world travel to the island. One of his interesting memories is that some German tourists traveled to the island with their personal motorcycles.
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