Chabahar Chronicles: Embracing Nature’s Beauty During Military Duty


During my military duty, I had the incredible opportunity to spend a year in the beautiful city of Chabahar. Located in the southeastern corner of Iran, this city is renowned for its breathtaking ocean sea, Martian mountains, red lake, and charming harbors. It was a significant distance away from my hometown, but little did I know that this experience would become one of the most memorable and enjoyable chapters of my life.


Every day, I was greeted by the awe-inspiring sight of the sun rising from the ocean and setting in the ocean. Witnessing nature’s daily spectacle was like being part of a living painting. The vibrant hues of the sky, the warmth of the sun’s rays, and the gentle sound of waves crashing against the shore created a serene atmosphere that enveloped my soul. It reminded me of the beauty and vastness of the world we live in.


As night fell, I was treated to another mesmerizing sight—the moon gracefully emerging from the waters, illuminating the surrounding darkness. The moonlight dancing on the ocean’s surface was nothing short of magical. It felt as if the moon itself was guiding and comforting me through the challenges of military life. Those moments served as a reminder of the presence of something greater than ourselves, a source of solace and inspiration.


One of the highlights of my time in Chabahar was exploring the Martian mountains. These unique formations seemed to transport me to another planet altogether. The rugged terrain, reddish hues, and peculiar rock formations ignited my sense of adventure. Each step I took amidst those magnificent mountains filled me with excitement and wonder. It was an escape from the ordinary, a chance to immerse myself in the extraordinary beauty of our world.


While military service can be demanding for many, I found solace and joy in the simple yet profound experiences Chabahar offered. The daily rituals of witnessing the sunrise and sunset, as well as the moonlight reflecting on the water, became my anchor in the midst of challenges. They reminded me to appreciate the beauty around me and find moments of tranquility even in the most demanding of circumstances.


Looking back, I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to have spent time in Chabahar. The memories I formed there will forever hold a special place in my heart. They serve as a reminder that even in the midst of duty and responsibility, we can find solace, inspiration, and joy in the natural wonders that surround us.


Chabahar, with its ocean sea, Martian mountains, red lake, and harbors, gifted me with unforgettable experiences. It taught me to appreciate the beauty of everyday moments and to find solace in the embrace of nature. It was an adventure that not only shaped my military service but also transformed my perspective on life itself.


チャバハール・クロニクル 兵役中に自然の美しさに触れる