Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Animals' Role in Afghanistan

Camels in Afghanistan have different roles. They are transporters, they are also used as a fighting animals.

Natural Resources

Natural resources. Afghans in almost 60 percent of Afghanistan use wood and the firewood they collect from the deserts and mountains. Gas and gasoline is still counted a luxury. Electricity... Excuse me, what is that???? It doesn't exist.

The taste of the dish cooked on this fire is way different and I still miss it.

Houses and Accesories

A simple guestroom in Dawlatabad, Balkh Province.
Sculpting work on the doors.
Sculpted door.

Outdoor and Nature

Sunrise, Dawlatabad District, Balkh Province, January 2013
Northern Afghanistan. Dawlatabad, District, Balkh Province. January 2013

Portraits: Afghan Turkmens

A 65 years old Afghan Turkmen in Dawlatabad District of Balkh Province. Afghan Turkmens live in the northern Afghanistan and their main business and production is carpet and animal husbandry. They are one of the peaceful and hardworking citizens of the country.
A young 24 years old Afghan Turkmen. He is a High School student, but at the same time works for the local handicrafts association.

Four different generations of Afghan Turkmen.