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


... , 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


... 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


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


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 ...