One Wild Journey, One Crazy Couple, One Life to Live
This week’s “a word a week challenge” from A Word in Your Ear, is Hat. The hat photos you can find on the A Word in Your Ear site are wonderful, so I was a bit reluctant to post. However, I will share with you some hats I recently captured in Myanmar.
These two young women were dressed in beautifully coloured costumes, but the hats were what caught my eye.
And, if you ever want to see great hats, just visit a Buskashi game in Afghanistan! Buskashi is played on horseback in a way that is similar to polo; however, rather than a ball, they use a dead sheep or calf. Men wear fur, wrestling helmets, sheepskin, scarves, or anything else they can find to cover their heads. Here are two examples – the first from Kabul, the second from Panjshir. The man on the right in the second photo won the match and was about to be presented with a television
Hope you enjoy these. Take a minute to check out other ‘hats’ on A Word in Your Ear.