Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Chitrali hat November

  • 2011-11-22
    A man makes a traditional Chitrali hat November 15 in the historic Qisakhwai bazaar, Akbarpura, Peshawar. Sales of Chitrali hats increase during the winter months. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-11-21
    A man roasts peanuts November 10 in Kagan village, Mardan, before they go to market. Mardan’s high-quality peanuts are consumed nationwide. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-11-18
    Residents of Qazi Killey, a village near the Peshawar Ring Road, cross a canal in an electric-powered cable car November 13. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]fashioninn4us.blogspot.com
  • 2011-11-17
    A Peshawar jeweller makes imitation gold jewellery November 15. Made by hand of cheap metal imported from China and India , such "artificial" jewellery has become popular in Peshawar due to the high price of gold. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-11-16
    A woman cries as she touches the name of a relative engraved on a wall in the Ata-Beit memorial complex in the Bishkek suburb of Chon-Tash. Kyrgyzstan opened the memorial November 16 to honour those killed in the April 7, 2010, uprising that toppled then-president Kurmanbak Bakiyev. [Maksat Osmonaliyev]
  • 2011-11-15
    A Pakistani driver at Peshawar International Airport enters a car decorated to welcome home a returning Hajji November 14. Pakistanis often adorn cars with flowers for celebratory occasions. Pakistani Hajjis are returning daily from their pilgrimage to Mekkah earlier this month. [Javed Khan]
  • 2011-11-11
    Tajikistan’s Makhmadali Sadykov (red jersey) unsuccessfully tries to score against Japan in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group C qualifier in Dushanbe November 11. Japan won 4-0, relegating Tajikistan to the bottom of the four-team Group C. [Dilafruz Nabiyeva]
  • 2011-11-09
    Kazakhstanis pray at Almaty’s Central Mosque early November 6 during Kurban Bairam (Eid ul Adha). About 1,000 worshippers prayed at the mosque that morning. [Timur Batyrshin]
  • 2011-11-08
    A roadside vendor sells payee, a stew of animal feet, in Dabgari Gardens October 30. The food is popular at Peshawar roadside eateries. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]
  • 2011-11-07
    A blacksmith in Peshawar sharpens knives October 30. Muslims need sharp knives to sacrifice animals for Eid ul Adha, which they will celebrate November 7-9. [Ashfaq Yusufzai]

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