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Another Afridi house/fortress  
   

Another Afridi house/fortress

Back in the day (not too long ago), Afridis would raid and pillage anyone that tried to cross the pass and didn't seem strong enough. These fortress on hills were used to keep a watch.
Darkness, brain curries and guns.

September 26th 2006
Saturday September 23rd Another though ride ahead of us, but at least it would be the last before India. Technically it should be 11 hours to Peshawar but we'd been told this was about as optimistic as a "welcomed with roses" statement coming from georgie before the Iraq war. It started badly as they told Samuel it was full. He hadn't bought his ticket the day before so he was out of ... read more
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Pakistani Flag The separation in 1947 of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (with two sections West and East) and largely Hindu India was never satisfactorily resolved, and India and Pakistan have fought two wars - in 1947-48 and 1965 - over the disput... ... read more
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