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In Pictures: Footchall – Rice field Football in Iran

In Pictures: Footchall – Rice field Football in Iran

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Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.
Soosan Chelcheragh (Lilium Ledebourii), Iran

Sousan-e Chehel Cheraagh (Lilium Ledebourii)

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Sousan-e Chehel Cheraagh (Lilium ledebourii) is one of the rarest species of the Lilium genus. There are two major habitats of this beautiful flower in Iran; one in Damash, Kelardasht and Dorfak regions, where it is protected as a natural monument area.
The bride of flowers; a Gilani ceremony to welcome the spring

The bride of flowers; a Gilani ceremony to welcome the spring

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Aroos-e Gooli or Naz Khanoom in Persian, which means the bride’s flower, is a symbol of the spring and the beautiful nature in this season; therefore, they choose their dress from the variety of colors of this season.

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Gilan Travel Guide

Gilan

Gilan travel guide, Gilan is a beautiful region of Iran along the Caspian Sea. The forested coastal plains rise up quickly into the Alborz Mounts.