Monday, November 4, 2013

Taking the High Road - China - enRoute

enRoute was kind enough to publish some of my personal work from the Xinjiang province of China.

"Unforgiving landscapes – and the hardy people who make their life on them – have always held a fascination for Harder. A local Kyrgyz (the name translates fittingly as “imperishable”) family welcomed him into their one-room home, where he slept bundled “mummy-like” under quilts beside the children and their parents, around a potbelly stove to stave off the 3,600-metre-altitude cold. Very early each day, the children’s father left for prayer in the village’s only mosque"