The mystery and awe of deserts is great. Here you are introduced to some of it, including climate, plants, animals and the culture of the peoples living in its expanse. You are acquainted to deserts, from the etymological roots and meanings, to the living things that inhabit it. Finally, seven of the deserts of Iran are introduced for travelers. By traveling to the desert, you not only experience a vastly different world, but you also help local livelihoods and take part in keeping traditions and customs alive.