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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – OCTOBER 21: (FRANCE OUT) An Afghan girl stands in the ruins Darul Aman Palace October 21, 2010 on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. A group of Afghan Kuchi tribal nomads settled into the palace several months ago under the protection of Afghan paramilitary police that use the ruins as a makeshift patrol base, after being driven from a nearby area in Kabul during a bout of ethnic riots earlier this summer. The massive Darul Aman Palace was built in the early 1920s as part of a modernizing push by Afghanistan’s ruler at the time, but religious conservatives stymied the effort and the grandiose palace fell into disuse, and later was shelled into ruins by warlords during the Afghan civil war of the early 1990s. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Dr. Aisha Aijaz

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Dr. Aisha Aijaz is a medical doctor, MA History from QMUL UK - a traveller, photographer and a dreamer who longs for a kind and tolerant world. She loves Urdu poetry and chai.

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