Afghanistan { 22 images } Created 27 May 2010

The very name stirs the nerves and senses into action. Cast away modern day social stigma, look past the newspaper headlines, time your visit well, and it is a fantastically rewarding country to spend time in.?Hospitality is a serious matter, and guests are always treated with due respect. Despite such a long slog of disastrous war conditions, the spirit of the people on the street is jolly.?It definitely has the frontier atmosphere, with the deserted landscape, big turbans, dust, and awe-inspiring mountain ranges. During the 'hippy trail' days, Afghanistan was THE place to stop overland, en route to India. For obvious reasons, today it is a place people avoid.
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