Monthly Archives: November 2012

Let’s Go Shopping!!!

Afghanistan actually owes its existence, as a national entity, on trade.  It lies astride the famous “Silk Road” that ran from China to Europe, ending at the stone bridge, or “steinbrucke” in modern-day Regensburg, Germany.  Odd fun fact: our family … Continue reading

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A Story of Three Thanksgivings

For the first time in four years, I am enjoying Thanksgiving at my home in America, with my family. Words cannot express how wonderful and strange this feels.  During this time, I cannot help but to go back and remember … Continue reading

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Rocking out in Afghanistan

Rocking out in Afghanistan.

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Rocking out in Afghanistan

On September 15th, 2011, I was having a bad day.  My friends and I were spending a long frustrating day looking for an art show.  And we were having no luck finding it.  During our time here, I’ve become quite … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

When I arrived in Kabul for the first time in January of 2009, I was struck by how interesting the city view was.  A mix of old and new, with traffic of all kinds, everywhere, mostly sitting still, waiting for … Continue reading

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National Museum of Afghanistan

South of Kabul, if you take Darulaman road down toward Darulaman Palace, you will find a true national treasure of Afghanistan. That treasure is the National Museum of Afghanistan.   The lower, darker part outlines the rubble that was all … Continue reading

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