You were allowed to look out a window? Very special flight that.
Damavand. 5,600 metres. Stratovolcano. Its on the "one day" list. I fearthe "one days" are running low.
That's why you've got to do them now. I think l have the travel bug :). However, l'm not a climber so may give accompanying you a miss.
One of the deterrents to visiting Iran is that doing so then makes it difficult to visit the US. I've seen this region from the air plenty of times and been suitably impressed, though the last couple of times Emirates have flown over Iraq instead.