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The Hazarajat, from Herat to Kabul

October 12th 2006
So, as you can see from this update, I am still alive after crossing through the centre of Afghanistan from Herat to Kabul. First Herat, a bustling city and a good place to get accustomed to Afghanistan. It has some interesting and beautiful sights, like the Jameh Mosque, the Musalla complex and views from the citadel in the old town are superb. I stayed in Herat for 3 days, checking with the ... read more
Asia » Afghanistan » East » Kabul

Afghan Flag Afghanistan's recent history is a story of war and civil unrest. The Soviet Union invaded in 1979, but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by anti-Communist mujahidin forces. The Communist regime in Kabul collapsed in 1992. Fighting that subsequent... ... read more
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