Photo: Asadabad, Kunar

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by Joshua Foust on 3/10/2011 · 3 comments

This photo and more, in an excellent collection of what it’s like to fly through Kunar Province, courtesy the excellent Afghan Paradise.


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Johny Matrix March 10, 2011 at 10:29 pm

beautiful part of the world

Madhu March 11, 2011 at 7:38 am

It is a beautiful photo. Is there any particular significance to that lovely blue color or is it simply a popular color for decoration?

Johny Matrix March 12, 2011 at 11:10 am

I saw a lot of exotic exterior decor in the form of turquoise, banana yellow, and lime green paint. Similar to the orange rust-colored dye in an elder’s beard, it is a feature of style and civilized, modern social prominence.

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