Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

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Burkas, Beards and Land Mines, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan travel blog

Burkas, Beards and Land Mines

A travel blog entry by tawildman

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... , as well as low-cost latrines that they people were taught to construct. The next 3 days I travel around the outskirts of Mazar-e-Sharif to evaluate hand pumps that have been in installed in deep wells for drinking water. The pumps are well-designed ...

Mazar-i Sharif, Mazar-i Sharif, Afghanistan travel blog

Mazar-i Sharif

A travel blog entry by yoni

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... distress and offers his blanket, which we gratefully accept until the sun begins to warm up the bus. By the time we arrive in Mazar-e Sharif eleven hours later we both have colds. Sure it's just a common ailment, but it sure takes the glow off our ...

An Oasis of Calm and Beauty, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan travel blog

An Oasis of Calm and Beauty

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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Today we spent the day seeing Mazar-el-Sharif. Mazar used to be a tiny little town, dominated by its neighbor, Balkh, but in the 14th century a local man suggested that he had a vision that Hazrat Ali was buried in Mazar. A shrine was built and began to ...

How leaving makes you never want to return, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan travel blog

How leaving makes you never want to return

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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Today we left Samarkand to cross the border out of Uzbekistan into Afghanistan. Uzbekistan has been a blast and we have seen some amazing sights, but we are ready for a new challenge (Afghanistan). We set off bright and early, steeling ourselves for ...