Audio Slideshow, gallery: Afghan Emerald Mines: Emerald Miners of the Panjshir

Mohammad Khodir and his friends enjoy tea before lunch at the encampment where he lives with his mining partners high above the village of Khenj, Afghanistan. Other than finding a big emerald, it are times with friends high in the mountains that he enjoys the most about working in the mines.
Emerald Miners of the Panjshir

Mohammad Khodir and his friends enjoy tea before lunch at the encampment where he lives with his mining partners high above the village of Khenj, Afghanistan. Other than finding a big emerald, it are times with friends high in the mountains that he enjoys the most about working in the mines.