Despite the tragedy of this summer, where several Skateistan students were killed by a Suicide Bomber, described here: https://hotmilkforbreakfast.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/we-are-diminished/ the good people at Skateistan are still pushing forward, doing great things in educating Afghan Girls and giving hope. Advertisements
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
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
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
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