Khyber Pass 2 of 2 | Early 1970’s
These are some forts built by the British on the Khyber Pass road. When the British tried to conquer the Afghans in the 19th century, they ended up retreating through this and all were lost except one person who carried the news back to India.
Khyber Pass 1 of 2 | Pakistan, early 1970’s
This picture is from the same viewpoint as the picture from the Khyber Pass’s wikipedia page, taken in November 2005:
“Taken at the site where the Khyber Pass starts to climb high into the mountains, Looking back towards the Pakistan side”
Like Father, Like Daughter. | Libya 2011
My daughter is currently in Libya working with the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC).
“In Misrata & all is well. This little girl was super cute. Her dad put her in my arms. Yes, I am an awkward holder of children but she was HEAVY. The peace sign she is doing is the rebel sign for victory.”
On a visit to a ville (name unknown) south of Chu Lai to meet with the ‘head man.’ The ville had more permanent structures than most of the smaller groups and was friendly to Americans. This was one of two pictures taken with a small mini camera that I could carry to the field.
All images copyright © William Lucas | All text copyright © William Lucas 2011