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Minaret

B0060

Minaret in valley (Jam minaret, Ghowr province).  This minaret is a UNESCO world heritage site and was forgotten to the outside world until 1957.  Read more about it at Wikipedia.

Photo by Aivaras Ramanauskas of Lithuania.

Contest entry B0060.

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Past, Present, Future

B0042

From a glorious past, through modernity, Afghanistan again has the chance for greatness in the future.  Photo taken in Herat.

Photo by Paula Hanasz of Poland.

Contest entry B0042.

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