Look like wet markets in the capital of Afghanistan. Photo

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Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. ФотоHere has kept the tradition.

Several generations of Afghans were born and raised in a country that is in a state of almost incessant war. Afghanistan — “hot spot” with the story, however, locals continue to live, finding fun in spite of the difficult situation around. Very popular bird market in Kabul.

Mohammad Jan and a partridge in a wooden cage

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

The majority of birds are local: they are caught or grown specifically for sale. Some are imported from neighbouring Iran and Pakistan

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Birds a way to escape from the situation around

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Store birdseed. 12-year-old Afshin spends time waiting for buyers

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

The bird market in Kabul looks very peaceful: close dusty streets, both sides are covered with cells with colorful parrots

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Local traders say that the Afghans “turned” on birds: some prefer males, others — parrots and partridges. To have at home a particular bird — the tradition

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

In addition to chickens and roosters on the market you can find partridges, parrots, Canaries, pigeons and larks

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

On boxes of grain shows partridge — the bird particularly valued by the Afghans

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Men watching a cock fight near the bird market. It’s fun condemned in many countries, but in Afghanistan still popular

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

The traders here always show a good person, because a lot of competitors and buyers demanding

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

For those who spend on the market a lot of time, is where to eat

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

The Afghans say that birds for them — “ray of light” in dark times

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Old friends met in the market

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Parrot for sale

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

The seller is prepared to kill quail

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

“I have mental problems, and doctors advised me to keep birds, says Mohammad Zahir, Tana, the owner of the shop. — Now I have somewhere about fifty pigeons. I’m doing this and it helps me stay happy and cheerful”

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

A man carrying roosters for sale

Как выглядят птичьи рынки в столице Афганистана. Фото

Wall hung with colorful cages with Canaries

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