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The Triplegem Afghan Expedition V – Kabul, Afghanistan
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition V – Kabul, Afghanistan home_may22_kabul1.jpgStephen Shucart me
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition IV – The Chinese Brothel Scene – Kabul, Afghanistan
Stephen Shucart has dim sum with some heavily-armed men at a Chinese brothel in Kabul - conducting business, of course.
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition III – Kabul, Afghanistan
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition III – Kabul, Afghanistan home_may20_kabul3.jpgStephen Shucart se
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition II – Kabul, Afghanistan
The Triplegem Afghan Expedition II – Kabul, Afghanistan home_may19_roadtokabul.jpgStephen
West of Kabul – Kabul, Afghanistan
Barukh Shalev discovers that Afghanistan is full of acronyms, like W.H.O., U.N., U.S.A.I.D., W.H.O. - a country that had been ripped open and stuffed full of foreign things.
Night Train to Tabriz – Tehran and Tabriz, Iran
Sara Nobari reminds travelers that is easy enough to fly places, but sometimes the essential moments in life demand sacrifice.
Afghanistan Part Two: Midnite at the Copacabana – Kabul, Afghanistan
Barukh Shalev drinks with the troops in Kabul.
Afghanistan Part One: Every Man A King – Peshawar, Pakistan – Kabul, Afghanistan
Barukh Shalev crosses over the border into Afghanistan, going only because it was forbidden and he was afraid.
Shlonik? – Kuwait City, Kuwait
Michael Cornn lives in Kuwait, and studies Arabic. HE don't take formal language lessons in a classroom - he takes informal lessons at the barber shop.
Dirty Underwear, Stinging Whores, Would-be Suicide Bombers, and Eddie Munster – Iraqi Kurdistan
Dirty Underwear, Stinging Whores, Would-be Suicide Bombers, and Eddie Munster – Iraqi Kurdistan home_july22_bee.jpgAndrew Cote recounts