Afghanistan

Traveling in Afghanistan November 2018

Traveling safely in Afghanistan is all about having the most up to date information. Things here can change quickly, but as of November 2018 these were my observations: Areas Covered: Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh, Samangan, Kabul, Panjshir Valley and the Hindu Kush/Salang Pass from Mazar to Kabul. Additional places considered safe: The Wakhan Corridor, Bamyan and […]

Afghanistan

A Day Trip to the Panjshir Valley

Panjshir Valley is considered one of the safest and most peaceful places in Afghanistan, and as it is only about hundred kilometers from Kabul, it makes it a perfect day trip for those who want to escape the traffic and busy life of the capital city. My couchsurfing host Naser had gathered some of his […]

Afghanistan

Four Days in Kabul

Kabul is a massive city with its 7 million inhabitants, but with a few days to spare we were able to cover most places of interest. Noor from LBFA had arranged a room for us in a hotel that was hidden behind a kebab joint, with a narrow back room entrance and security, which felt […]

Afghanistan

The Road from Mazar to Kabul

I had originally booked a flight from Mazar e Sharif, but when I heard that Noor from lets be friends Afghanistan was talking a client by road I decided to cancel my flight to join them. And it was the best decision I made in Afghanistan. The journey started with crossing desert landscape in the […]