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Donkey Taxi, Herat


If camels are the trucks of Central Asia, then donkeys are the jeeps. While kids often drive them, it's not unusual to see a heavy man plus luggage on them as well. In fact it is astounding how much weight these donkeys will carry. Like most places where it gets hot, the traffic to market swells in early morning, like this misty morn in Herat.

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