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  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Wakhi women and children in the settlement of Sarhad in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan, April/May 2005

    Wakhi women and children in the settlement of Sarhad in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan, April/May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Kyrgyz children gather around a car battery powered television and VCR in the remote Wakhan corridor. Badhakshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

    Kyrgyz children gather around a car battery powered television and VCR in the remote Wakhan corridor. Badhakshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

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    A funeral mound decorated with skulls of Marco Polo sheep in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

    A funeral mound decorated with skulls of Marco Polo sheep in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

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    A boy playing with a balloon in the village of Baharak, in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. A few days later, following reports of desecrations of the Koran at Guantanomo bay, rioting broke out across the area. Four people were killed and the offic

    A boy playing with a balloon in the village of Baharak, in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. A few days later, following reports of desecrations of the Koran at Guantanomo bay, rioting broke out across the area. Four people were killed and the offices of NGOs were burned in Baharak.

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    A fortune teller in Kabul, Afghanistan. April 2005

    A fortune teller in Kabul, Afghanistan. April 2005

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    Mark Jenkins and Doug Chabot, in military custody, walking to a Tajik military base, after the vehicle they were being transported in broke down. Tajikistan, May 2005

    Mark Jenkins and Doug Chabot, in military custody, walking to a Tajik military base, after the vehicle they were being transported in broke down. Tajikistan, May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    A Kyrgyz nomad approaches a settlement in the sparsely populated Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April 2005

    A Kyrgyz nomad approaches a settlement in the sparsely populated Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April 2005

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    In the Wakhan corridor, ethnic Kyrgyz members of the Afghan border militia scan the horizon, looking for Tajik border guards. Badakhshan

    In the Wakhan corridor, ethnic Kyrgyz members of the Afghan border militia scan the horizon, looking for Tajik border guards. Badakhshan

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Lalander, Afghanistan.

    Lalander, Afghanistan.

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    A view of Kabul, from the tomb of the former king of Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan. April 2005

    A view of Kabul, from the tomb of the former king of Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan. April 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    The Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April/May 2005

    The Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April/May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    A family of ethnic Wakhi nomads. Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan, 2005

    A family of ethnic Wakhi nomads. Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan, 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    The wreck of a Soviet armored vehicle in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. May 2005

    The wreck of a Soviet armored vehicle in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Sher Ali, a nomadic Wakhi herder, in the mountains of the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan April 30, 2005

    Sher Ali, a nomadic Wakhi herder, in the mountains of the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan April 30, 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Camels wander loose in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

    Camels wander loose in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Afghan men stand on top of the hulk of a Soviet armored vehicle. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April 2005

    Afghan men stand on top of the hulk of a Soviet armored vehicle. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. April 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    The men of the settlement of Sarhad gather inside a school built by the Central Asia Institute. Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

    The men of the settlement of Sarhad gather inside a school built by the Central Asia Institute. Wakhan corridor, Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    No man's land at the eastern end of the Wakhan corridor, on the Afghan-Tajik border.

    No man's land at the eastern end of the Wakhan corridor, on the Afghan-Tajik border.

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Yaks in the Wakhan corridor at dusk. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

    Yaks in the Wakhan corridor at dusk. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. May 2005

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Wakhi villagers gather in a communal kitchen in the settlement of Sarhad, in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan.

    Wakhi villagers gather in a communal kitchen in the settlement of Sarhad, in the Wakhan corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan.

  • Photo: Teru Kuwayama

    Mark Jenkins and Doug Chabot strip down to cross icy streams in the Wakhan Corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan 2005

    Mark Jenkins and Doug Chabot strip down to cross icy streams in the Wakhan Corridor. Badakhshan province, Afghanistan 2005

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