Afghanistan 1970 – 1975 Images from an Era of Peace
A Collection of Vintage Photographs from The Heart of Central Asia
By Joseph Hoyt
Solutions for Afghanistan’s future may lie in our ability to look back at an era in its recent past when the nation was at peace.
Here we are reminded of a time of open borders, a bustling economy, and a generous and welcoming people. Afghanistan was then a nation with a thriving intellectual community with free exchange of ideas, respectful of its rich cultural heritage and willing to embrace its ethnic diversity.
Photo: Nomad Maiden, 1971. Badakhshan Province Read more here.