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Liliput Village in Iran

In a remote corner of the Iranian province of South Khorasan, not far from its border with Afghanistan, there is a village that about a century ago was inhabited by people of very short stature. This is confirmed by local architecture. Of the approximately two hundred stone and earthen houses that make up the settlement, seventy or eighty are very low. These mud houses with a height of less than two meters with narrow doorways, which can not be entered without stooping. In some of these houses, the ceiling height is only 140 cm. Continue reading