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Arghandab Valley looking North  

Arghandab Valley looking North

You can see how fertile the valley of the Arghandab River actually is. Notice the reservoir of the Dahla Dam at the very top of the photo. This Dam was constructed in the 1950s with US money and it provides the prosperity for all of Kandahar.

June 3rd 2010
I've been pretty serious in the last few posts. This one is just photos taken by Andy Burridge who is a colleague of mine working here. What a shame that the insurgency prevents tourism, because this place has some AMAZING landscapes. ... read more
Asia » Afghanistan » South » Kandahar

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
23rd July 2010

This photo is now on the Front Page, where the photos are displayed on the top right. You would be lucky to spot it while it is there though, because each photo only stays there for a few minutes at a time.:) It might appear there again though. Higly rated photos sometimes make several appearances.

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