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Picture of people sorting large baskets of apricots
May 18, 2021

Drying Apricots

In Pakistan's Hunza Valley, people sort apricots to dry in the sun. A story in the March 1994 issue told of the ways the construction of the Karakoram Highway connected the otherwise remote region to the rest of the world.
Photograph by Jonathan Blair, Nat Geo Image Collection
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