A child of the Kalash people. The Kalash live in the Hindu Kush mountain range and may be descended from Alexander the Great's army. They practice a polytheistic religion, allow men and women to mix freely, and speak a language related to Greek, things which make the Kalash very different from their Muslim neighbors.
Palette of mountains, Tajikistan. The Pamir Mountains are a mountain range in Central Asia formed by the junction of the Himalayas with Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world’s highest mountains, and since Victorian times, they have been known as the "Roof of the World."