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Iran’s biggest secret: the skiing’s great

Dom Joly – guardian: It all started with a photograph in a magazine I picked up in a Parisian dentist’s waiting room (it’s a long story, but if you really must know I chipped my tooth on a weirdly bony sausage). Anyway, I was flicking through the pages when I saw this great photo. It was of two women in full burkhas, the all-encompassing black robes favored by women in strict Islamic countries. So far, so ethnic, but these women, so representative of everything that is alien and strange to us about Islam, were skiing. It was a striking image and I had to know more.
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