Did you ever went to central Asia ? No. You should. From Iran to Uzbekistan or Kirghizistan the air is not the same as in our countries. The plateaus are so high that the air is lighter. The visibility is incredible. You can see the mountains at tens of kilometers. You feel you can touch them. You drive towards them but they never get closer. When you arrive in Tachkent, it's an absolute disorientation. You discover a metro in the middle of the desert. And from the center the mountains seem so close. Actually they are distant from more than 100 km. I will write another day on Uzbek music.