Tagged: afghanistan

Simple Beauty in Kabul

Simple Beauty in Kabul

After a month of frequent hello’s and short conversations, my Afghan friend AJ offerred to accompany me to any place I wanted to see in Kabul before it was time for me to leave the country.  The offer alone was...

Rooftops of Kabul

ctrp351 Post Election Update from Kabul

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL 4 Days after the 2010 Parliamentary Elections in Afghanistan, some audio reflections on how it all went and what is to come. Another fine source for post-election news, my good friends at Democracy International
 

The Language of War

The Language of War

Afghanistan is a country of many ethnicities, tribes and languages, which many people can explain to you if you have the time to listen.  But there is one language you don’t often read about that is spoken throughout Kabul and...

Shar-e-now

ctrp350 Eid and Homosexuality in Afghanistan

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL On the eve of Eid a large group of friends made their way to an oasis outside Kabul to have a relaxing dinner. Sure enough I brought my recorder and before you know it, we...
 

bmtv115 Eid Vlog

bmtv115 Eid Vlog

As hard as it has been to record a video entry from Afghanistan, I’m finally getting the hang of when is a good moment. The following video entry was recorded from a friend’s balcony on the first day of Eid....

Kites of Kabul

Kites of Kabul

I turn left into an alleyway which is narrow and somewhat foul smelling from the open sewer, like many alleys in Kabul. I’m thinking of what tasks still need to be done today and wondering how late I am for...