Photo by @babaktafreshi - The World at Night photography
Happy Spring! Stars of the Big Dipper above apple blossoms in the Alborz Mountains of Iran. The Earth reached the orbital point of vernal equinox yesterday which begins the spring in the northern hemisphere. This also marks Nowruz (New Day), the Iranian New Year and a major celebration for other Farsi-speaking nations and related cultures along the Silk Roads, from Kurds to Turks, Tajiks, Uzbeks.
On UNESCO’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Nowruz is originated more than 2500 years ago in ancient Persia.
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Haraz, Mazandaran, Iran