Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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The football match between the two most evil countries in the world – USA vs Iran 1998

As the USA is threatening war with Iran again, I am republishing the only football story I´ve ever written. Watching the World Cup Match between the USA and Iran in Esfahan in 1998, was one of the highlights of my time in Iran. The streets of this beautiful city were crammed with revelers, celebrating the […]

Jaipur’s Stones – Tom Vater talks to the Kasliwal family, jewelers to the stars

The Kasliwal family has for decades crafted jewellery for royalty, presidents and film stars from its Gem Palace in one of India’s most beautiful cities. Tom Vater reports from Jaipur, Rajsthan. Almost 300 years ago, Sawai Jai Singh II, a powerful Kachwaha Rajput ruler, scholar and patron of the arts, decided to build a magnificent […]

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