Bookshop in Herat, Afghanistan. Herat is the third largest city of Afghanistan. It has a population of about and serves as the capital of Herat province, situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River.
Steve McCurry photo:Perhaps through work or play, a son is overwhelmed with fatigue. As the father protectively places his arms around his son, we witness a moment of tenderness. This image was shot in Afghanistan.
What’s it like to travel as a woman in Afghanistan?
Afghanistan is one of the most backwards countries in the world when it comes to gender equality, making it an interesting choice for female travelers. Here's what it's like to travel as a woman in Afghanistan.