Category Archives: Agriculture

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Transportation in Afghanistan

The wonderful photos in this piece are from Zok Pavlovic and are to be used only expressly with his permission. One of my constant challenges, when interacting with Westerners about Afghanistan, has been the ever-present challenge of transportation.  In the … Continue reading

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A Dying Donkey in Aq Tash

Map Courtesy of WikiPedia The fortress at the entrance to the village of Aq Tash Sometimes, surreal is the norm, not the exception. Our team was visiting Aq Tash Village in Khanabad District, Kunduz Province a while back.  As we … 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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The question of Maymanah

Map Courtesy of Perry Castaneda Library “Maymanah”, in Afghanistan, is sometimes used as the concept of “protection” and “hospitality”.  It is also the name of the capital of Faryab Province in northwest Afghanistan, just across the border from Turkmenistan and … Continue reading

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An essay on Open Eyes and Mind, while “Walking the Walk”

An essay on Open Eyes and Mind, while “Walking the Walk”.

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A Day in a Village

A Day in a Village.

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Sounds of Afghanistan

Sounds of Afghanistan.

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