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All in a Day’s Work

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In the sweltering midday heat of summer, traders at the Ishkashim border market relax and count their profit.

Photo by Alida Bata of the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0182.

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Because We’re Not So Different After All

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Picture the scene: Isolated by the overwhelming Pamir Mountains, thousands meet at the Ishkashim border market held every Saturday. Surrounded by hundreds of market stalls, the smell of fresh non and chatter of families and traders, you’ve got to be fast to dodge the shoppers and their overfilled carrier bags!

Photo by Alida Bata of the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0180.

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Bird Market

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Ka Firushi – Bird market, Kabul.

Photo by Iain Cochrane of Scotland, the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0093.

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Street Scene

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Fruit seller in Shor Bazaar, Kabul.

Photo by Iain Cochrane of Scotland, the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0092.

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Road to Zormat

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A colorful market in Gardez City flourishes in the Paktya Province.

Photo by Andrya Hill, United States of America.

Contest entry B0027.

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Carpet Vendor

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A local man from the Sabari District of Khost Province lays out carpets, rugs, and tapestries for sale at the weekly bazaar.

Photo by Andrya Hill, United States of America.

Contest entry B0025.

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Young Entrepreneur

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Little Boy selling scorpions at the marked in Kandahar airfield Date.  2/5-2009

Photo by Thomas Sjørup of Denmark.

Contest Entry A0035

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