You frequently see houses that are nothing short of mansions alongside rubble and tents.
The "Running Chef"
He's built a stove, complete with stovepipe into the wheelbarrow.
A satisfied customer munches on his lunch while sqatting on the curb.
Shops on a Shady Street.
Sisters on the way to school.
This was a quick "wrist" shot. I didn't have a chance to aim through the viewfinder.
The shadow and color came out, too bad my aim was off a little.
A Balloon Guy
This is at 6:15 in the morning.
Cat in the Hat
Western themes, especially American, are very popular here.
A Corner Store
A constant blend of modern and traditional.
The gent in the middle with Western features is Nuristani.
The Nuristani claim descent from the Greeks of Alexander the Great,
but their ancestry may also be an older Celtic influence.
He is surrounded by Hazara, descended from the Mongols who
conquered Afghanistan in 1219.
Father and Son
Some things are the same no matter where you go.