A group of men beside a lonely horse wait for the start of the Buzkachi.
Buzkachi (traditional afghan horse game) played in Utsch Delgha ("three valleys") previous to a Kyrgyz wedding ceremony. Due to the high altitude, horses can not be bred in the Little Pamir. They are brought from the lower elevations especially Badakhshan region and the Wakhan corridor.
Adventure through the Afghan Pamir mountains, among the Afghan Kyrgyz and into Pakistan's Karakoram mountains. July/August 2005. Afghanistan / Pakistan.