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  • Hands at lunch

    Posted by Brian Jones

    24 May 2004 – Handsatlunch (29k image)

    All roads, however long, benefit from a break for food. After some hours on the road we stopped in a village to eat and were treated to a feast of kebab, soup and bread. Much of the eating in Afghanistan is shared from communal plates and here two people enjoy a bowl of meat stew with the ubiquitous Afghan 'long' bread that accompanies each meal.

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