December 15, 2013

Kyrgyz Wedding, Afghanistan

Photograph by Matthieu Paley, National Geographic

Kyrgyz women celebrate a wedding in a camp on a high-altitude plateau called Little Pamir. The grassy valley in the Wakhan region of Afghanistan draws seminomadic Kyrgyz and their cattle every summer.

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