Afghanistan As It Once Was: The Photographs Of William Podlich

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    The Kabul in William Podlich's photographs is an almost unrecognizable place -- a bustling capital of modern cars, green parks, and nattily attired men and women, many wearing Western dress.

    A place where women -- Afghans and foreigners -- could freely walk the streets.

    A peaceful place where tourists, unconcerned for their safety, could take buses to the major historic sites in the country or across the border to Pakistan.
    Afghanistan As It Once Was: The Photographs Of William Podlich

    Those are some very cool photographs.
     
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    BlackFlag I haz hoisted it!

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    Yep Afghanistan, like most of the Middle East, has been really screwed over by the 1st world’s proxy wars.
     
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