The amazing Kyrgyz people! Proud and happy though living in a world devoid of vowels. We can all learn from them.
so many nauences are expressed in this photo! one could philosophy over hours what the form of the circle represents and brings to mind in this photo. and the NG article which accompanies matthieu paley's photo is even more vivid with the images it raccounts! I also reread the 1950 article. Again thankyou for adding that link "back in time" It really enriches todays post to the maximum!
Wonderful to see, & almost smell & feel life at such high altitude..really hope those gaily dressed pretty young girls go on to have safe & content lives..
I must say what an amazing capture. This photo is completely different from typical images from Afganistan which generally involve battle scene and all. It's refreshing to see a family doing there daily chores, a normal day in life is also possible in the war stricken country. Definitely this is one of the wow moments to have 'standing over the roof of the world'.
@Robert Hunt I feel the same about the Dene people in Canada's NWT. I served them as a bush pilot and it was the highest point of my life.