My favorite photo I met these schoolboys in Childara, a mountain village 200 kilometers or so east of Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. When I held up my camera questioningly, the international way of saying “May I take your picture?” they agreed, although shyly at first.
Camels are used as mounts and pack animals and provide wool, milk and meat. Their manure can be burned as fuel. At the Bikaner Camel Festival in Rajasthan, India (January 11 to 12), camels are fêted and decked out in rich trappings