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Hindu Kush Mountains, AfghanistanCarolina/ Photography by Steve McCurry / Here you can download Steve's FREE PDF Catalog and order PRINTS /stevemccurry.com/...

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Kabul, Afghanistan. Kabul is over 3,500 years old. The city serves as the nation's cultural and learning center, situated 5,876 ft above sea level in a narrow valley, wedged between the Hindu Kush mountains along the Kabul River.

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The Hindu Kush, also known as Pāriyātra Parvata, Caucasus Indicus, or Paropamisadae, is an 800km long mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan.

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Palette of mountains, Tajikistan. The Pamir Mountains are a mountain range in Central Asia formed by the junction of the Himalayas with Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world’s highest mountains, and since Victorian times, they have been known as the "Roof of the World."

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Peeking! Badakshan province, Afghanistan. Badakhshan Province is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country between the Hindu Kush mountains and the Amu Darya River.

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Hidden within the Hindu Kush mountains is a mysterious and ancient tribe of people called the Kalash Kafirs, translated literally as the 'black-dressed infidels of Pakistan'. Some believe they are the legendary direct descendants of the armies of Alexander the great and that they are a living link back to Ancient Greece. Source: Sacred Familiar

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