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Kalash Woman Portrait

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An elder of the Kalash people at the annual spring festival of Chillam Josh. The isolated Kalash Valley in Chitral has helped to preserve this ancient tribe’s culture and practices.

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The Headdress of a Kalashi Woman

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The Kalash tribe in the mountains of Northern Pakistan has preserved its ancient culture and customs. Their unique way of life includes dressing that is not found anywhere else in the world. The main component of a Kalashi woman’s garb is a headdress made out of elaborate patterns and seashells. Shot at the 2014 spring […]

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The charming Hazrat Hussein

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Hazrat Hussain Kalash Chitral

Hazrat Hussein runs a small tea stop in Bamboret, Chitral. This is the where the majority of the pagan Kalashi people live. However, as evident from his name, Hussein is a Muslim. It wasn’t clear if he was once Kalash himself, but more likely he migrated here from surrounding areas of Chitral or elsewhere in […]

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Polo Player

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Shandur polo festival

The Shandur polo festival is held annually from 7th to the 9th of July at Shandur valley in Northern Pakistan. At over 12,000 feet (3,700 meters), it is the highest polo ground in the world. The annual matched is played between traditional rivals, Chitral and Gilgit. In the past, it was a more civilized way […]