Politics and religion aside, the Taleban is not the vicious bunch of thugs that the media paints them out to be. They are enlightened enough to have an annual beauty pageant, held conveniently at Mardi Gras!
Luckily I stumbled upon the beautiful Miss Tora Bora and Miss Kandahar right in the middle of the French Quarter. Damn, they had cute ankles!
The crew road with face paint this year - hemmin and a hawing under the orange sky - long live Stella
These rare creatures only come out at night, but the careful lepidopterist may seek one out with a particularly vibrant colouration.