October 30, 2010
License Plated Road, Nagorno-Karabakh
Photograph by Alex Webb, National Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
The license plates were taken from cars abandoned by Azerbaijanis fleeing their homes as Armenia and Azerbaijan fought over control of the region in the early 1990s. Now they line roadside walls in the town of Vank and are seen as trophies of victory.
See more photos from the August 2010 story "The New Silk Road."
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