Saturday, August 13, 2011

Pictures from around Town

I went to go monitor a grant on the outskirts of Kabul a few weeks ago and learned a little more about burqas. Apparently, white burqas are more common in northern provinces, like Balkh, while green burqas are more prevalent in the south, especially Kandahar. Blue burqas seem to pop up everywhere.
If you look closely, you can see that ISAF is written on the street sign:

Japanese cast-off minibuses are everywhere

Peeling flyers on the side of a building:

Driving through the Old Town:

Yes, there's actually a zoo in Kabul. It's probably the most depressing zoo in the world:

Poor little donkey :(

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