Category Archives: Food

Yummy, interesting and maybe not so yummy stuff.

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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The End of Chicken Street

Myself and Friend Nawab standing at the entrance to Chicken Street As I’ve stated in earlier posts, Afghanistan was once famous as a passage from East to West for trading empires.  And Kabul, while an ancient city, was not really … 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 American University in Kabul

An American University in Kabul.

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Kid’s are cute, part deux

Kid’s are cute, part deux.

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I Love Babies

I Love Babies.

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