Sport is a way for oppressed Afghan women to fight oppression. Noria is an 18 year old girl who returned to Afghanistan after spending half of her life as a refugee in Iran. For Noria nothing is important but self-control and patience that she tries to learn every day and then teach others. Those values are great pushing power for her and other women to carry on being involved in the sport they love and dream about being world champions for their country.
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Mountains dominate the landscape, forming a terrigenous skeleton, traversing the center of the country, running generally in a northeast-southwest direction. More than 49 percent of the total land area lies above 2,000 meters. I took this picture out the window of small UN plane in the summer 2008 while traveling to Kunduz for the one-week blogging workshop. Click Image to Enlarge.
Qargha Lake is a perfect place to go for a walk and picnicking. It is located above the Kabul golf-course, If you desire to play gulf there, just watch out when you hit the ball with your golf club, it may touch a mine Qargha Lake is a place that rich and poor can spend their weekends and wash out their worries. It is only about 9 kilometers in the northwest of Kabul city and close to Paghman. This is the most favorite of the weekend getaways and sightseeing places among the local Afghans as well as tourists during spring and summer times.
This is in Ashtarlai, a remote district in Daikundi province. Now it reminds me the harsh winter i was near to die on that top.