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Mattheiu Paley’s Photographs of the Kyrgyz of the Wakhan in Afghanistan

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Link: Mattheiu Paley’s Photographs of the Kyrgyz of the Wakhan in Afghanistan – NYTimes.com

Few Westerners have visited the far end of the Wakhan corridor, an area that the Kyrgyz call the “roof of the world.” Among the handful of photographers who have been there, Matthieu Paley probably knows them best. He has made the perilous journey, which can take up to 10 days on foot, eight times. And he has learned the Kyrgyz language.