Hole in the Clouds

Tag: Tehran

From the Alborz

Feb 24, 2010


The capital city of Iran sprawls up against the Alborz Mountains, which separate the Iranian plateau from the Caspian basin. Tehran has grown so huge--population 13 million--that smog usually hides the city from the mountains and vice versa. But every now and then, a snowstorm comes along and cleans the air.

Tehran   Iran   winter   Alborz Mountains