Book Review: A Bed of Flowers

Categories: Afghanistan, Books

This book was written by a friend, Nelofer Pazira. It’s a great read – it’s a semi-autobiographical account of her life growing up in Afghanistan under the Communist/Russian regimes, the civil war, the Mujahudeen, the Taliban, – it’s not so much a historical reference, but rather an account from her view, of the hardships and … Read More

more from afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan, Exploring the World

So I woke up this morning and for some reason more so than any other day, it really hit me that I’m in Kabul… so much has happened in the past 4 months that it should have hit me earlier but today for some reason it was just in stuck in my head. Anyway, many … Read More

initial afghan thoughts…

Categories: Afghanistan, Exploring the World

it’s only been a couple of weeks and it already feels like it has been months… afghanistan, or kabul since that’s all i’ve seen so far, is not like i expected. I didn’t expect that a lot of people would speak basic english or Urdu, and I definitely didn’t expect it to be so busy. … Read More