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Jul 2, 2006 - Ardabil

Salam Aleykom, Those of you who have never been here, please throw away all your perceptions of Iran, especially any derived solely from CNN. Yes, for us Kiwi's it is unrelentingly dry, dusty and therefore far from spotless. Yes, there is rubbish everywhere, (its extent more astonishing than the chador and burqa) plastic bags, plastic bottles, paper, rags and cans of every description litter the sides of streets, parks, streams, beaches and all places of interest. Yes, there is pollution on a scale so foreign to us that we feel saddened by...

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