The morning after the wedding - 15 year old Bibi Zohra (centered, seated) and her husband (in black) and the chaperon sisters. Couples are expected to procreate as soon as they are married...Wedding celebration at Kitshiq Aq Jyrga...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China, Tajikistan and Pakistan.

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The morning after the wedding - 15 year old Bibi Zohra (centered, seated) and her husband (in black) and the chaperon sisters. Couples are expected to procreate as soon as they are married...Wedding celebration at Kitshiq Aq Jyrga...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China, Tajikistan and Pakistan.


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