herself as boy to get around Afghanistan

Photographer disguised herself as boy to get around Afghanistan Sometimes when you travel, it’s not so much the place you travel to but rather the people you meet. Air Jordan 7 And sometimes the people you meet can be a little out there. Tom Brady College Jerseys When I went to Afghanistan in February for the Afghan Ski Challenge, I was the “out there” one for my friends. Nike Air Max Baratas But I have never met a woman like Candace Lau, a 28 year old Chinese Australian photographer who took a year off work to travel on the cheap through India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. asics femme “The less money I spend, the longer I can travel,” she told me. “And I prefer to take public transportation because it’s cheap, and you actually meet the locals.” And in countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan, where women can’t travel alone freely (or safely), Candace used her heritage and androgyny to her advantage. asics buty sklep “Because I look Chinese, people http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ think I’m Hazara (a tribe based in northern Afghanistan). Asics Gel Lyte 3 Baratas And then people see how cheap jerseys I’m dressed and assume I’m a boy, and I tell the men I’m a boy, and the women I’m a girl,” Candace said. nike air max 2016 goedkoop And Candace, because of the way she looks and people’s assumptions about her sex (and her understanding of Dari, a local language), could find out things that the locals would never tell us. new balance 577 damskie Like: How the locals date, who makes the worst husbands (Apparently the local Tajiks like to cut off ears and noses.), and what Afghanis really think of us. fjallraven kanken baratas But the ruse didn’t go over well with everyone. Nike air max 1 pas cher While most people would stare at Candace and giggle, Kausar, a Pashtun in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, shook his head and said, “No! That is not right! She will get herself into trouble.”.

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