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    • Jacob
    • 24.01.13 | 22:43 (IST)

    I find it incredibly unlikely alcohol would be openly consumed on this mountaintop. It is done regularly in private homes there but the difference between the public and private realms in Iran is enormous. Secondly, "one could hardly spot any of the long Muslim beards that characterize Tehran." I recently spent about 5 days in Tehran and the whole time saw maybe 7 long beards, ALL of whom belonged to mullahs. Long beards are about the most unfashionable thing in the country.

    from the article: Skiing away from the ayatollahs in Iran
    First published 05:34 24.01.13 | Last updated 05:34 24.01.13
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