Life in Afghanistan

Sunday, 4 January 2009, 14:11 | Category : Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff, Slices
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This is an article about Afghanistan’s continuing problems. It’s generally sad, but I was particularly shocked to read this paragraph:
On the road into Kabul from Jalalabad - on the dangerous route from Pakistan and the Khyber Pass - I sat on a woven plastic mat drinking green tea from glass cups with a group of [...]

Kabul and the 5mln people who live there

Wednesday, 31 December 2008, 19:59 | Category : Crumbs, Uncategorized
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I reckon it’s going be quite some time before Al Jazeera takes its Street Food series to Afghanistan ;-P So for the time being, this BBC report will have to do ;) I really hope that one day Kabul will be as safe as any other major city I’ve been to *sigh* (and I hope [...]