Afghanistan is one of the most backwards countries in the world when it comes to gender equality, making it an interesting choice for female travelers. Here's what it's like to travel as a woman in Afghanistan.
Steve McCurry photo:Perhaps through work or play, a son is overwhelmed with fatigue. As the father protectively places his arms around his son, we witness a moment of tenderness. This image was shot in Afghanistan.
The Afghan rose, saddler in the bazaar Tashkourgan occasionally interrupts his work to breathe a rose with infinite delicacy. The old craftsman othen seems to escape from this world. Mahmad Niyaz, May Roland and Sabrina Michaud.