The yurt, the ultimate nomadic dwelling of the steppes of Central Asia, can withstand blizzards in some of the world’s most inhospitable places. Made of felt, it takes a couple of hours to fold up, load it up on yaks and move to the next camp. Pamir mountains.
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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