The Kite Runner
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Gudiparan bazi (kite flying) was a common hobby of many Afghans throughout Afghanistan. It was a form of sport that many took to the status of art. From the designs and sizes of kites to the making of unbreakable tar (wire), for many this became a matter of honor to compete in who's who among the best kite fighters in their neigborhood. This addicting sport absorbed many young Afghans
100 Images From Afghanistan - Day 28. Canadian soldiers distributed Canadian flag kites in the various neighbourhoods of the Paghman sector. Major Richard Sneddon of the Royal 22e Régiment from Valcartier, Quebec, commandant of the Canadian civil-military co-operation team, helps an Afghan boy get his kite into the air.