Boy from Khorog, Tajikistan. Khorog is the capital of the mountainous province of Badaxshon in the eastern part of the country, home to numerous ancient East Iranian tribes known as Pamirians or Mountain Tajiks. The Shughni people dominate in Khorog and its surroundings.
A cute little Circassian boy, Azerbaijan. The Circassians are a North Caucasian ethnic group native to Circassia, who were displaced in the course of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in the 19th century, especially after the Russian–Circassian War in 1864.
PBS website article about Food, Politics, and the Iranian Way of Water Read more: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/2011/07/food-politics-and-the-iranian-way-of-water-2.html#ixzz2SZTCTuzs Pic = Iranian medieval pomegranates