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Apr 6, 2005 - The Mountains & the Sea

When you tell someone you're going to Iran, the response is usually 'Iran! Isn't it dangerous?' This is often followed by: 'What's to see in Iran? Isn't it just a desert?' The latter is just as great a misconception as the former. There are, in fact, four mountain ranges in Iran, and even in the 30 per cent or so of the country that is desert ruggedly beautiful ranges of hills are common. Indeed, many of the mountains receive generous snowfalls and there are almost 20 skifields scattered through the Alborz, Sabalan, Talesh and Zagros ranges...

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