One of this white out days where I couldn’t stay in. Momo, a young shepherd working for the Khan family, takes a group of Bactrian camels out of camp. Used for their wool, milk and transportation, Bactrian camels are the most prized animals of the nomadic Afghan Kyrgyz of the High Pamir – the world’s remotest high altitude community.
During a 2008 winter expedition in the Pamir mountains of Afghanistan, a 4 weeks round trip, mostly on foot. That winter, 3 foreigners including myself met in the Afghan Pamir – that region had not been visited by foreigners since the Michaud (French photographers) visited in winter 1972.
Format: Archival print, printed with pigment ink on acid free Hahnemühle paper.
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