Afghanistan Qalay-i-Zal sheep desert
© Omar Sayami

Short green straws

When the first rain has fallen, the previously dusty and dry desert in the Qalay-i-Zal district becomes a green oasis. Time for the Kuchis, the Afghan nomads, to hike through the region with their sheep.

The Afghan Government estimates the number of Kuchis officially on six million (as of 2012). The Kuchis are the largest nomadic group of the country. Afghanistan

Moments The yellow Palm