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The culture of Kalash people is unique and differs completely from the various ethnic groups surrounding them. Nature plays a highly significant and spiritual role in their daily life. Some Kalash people in their own traditions claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great’s soldiers. The Kalash’s origins have fascinated anthropologists due to the unusually high frequency of light hair, skin, and eyes. 5,000 people speak Kalasha and it is considered critically endangered by UNESCO.

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I love that feeling you get when you don’t remember that you’re reading. When you’re so captured by a book that you forget you’re reading the words. All you see is the descriptions and conversations that being to play out like a movie in your head. You don’t even think about it. Then before you know it, you’ve read 100 pages without realizing it. That’s probably the best feeling in the world. 

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