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Lour is a large tree growing on Kish Island and is characterized by a big crest, roots hanging from the trunk and large oval leaves. The most famous Lour tree is in the northern side of the Island which is 600 years old. There is a magnificent complex named Derakht-e Sabz (meaning the ever green tree) around it. The Derakht-e Sabz Park is adjacent to the historical town of Harireh, providing a pleasant atmosphere for the visitors to Harireh to relax and rest.

The cloths tied to this tree give it a sacred aura and that is exactly what some people believe. No one knows how this belief was formed and who were the first people to tie the first knots around the branches.

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Our new year will begin from the first day of the spring ( 21 th March ) which is called Nowruz ( now: new ; ruz: day ) and I am going to take a few days trip to spend Nowruz holidays. Season Greetings

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پیشاپیش فرارسیدن سال نو و نوروز باستانی را به تمام هم میهنان تبریک میگویم و امیدوارم سال خوبی پیش رو داشته باشید.

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  • Copyright: Atousa Taghavi (Atousa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1105 W: 57 N: 2111] (7131)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-02-15
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Nikon D40
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-03-14 5:00
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