Afghanistan: ancient land, proud culture
is the sort of far-away place that until recently, most outsiders could be forgiven for not being able to find on a map.
We all know the reasons whyis often top of mind these days. For many, the tragic conflict and disorder in is what this poor Central Asian country is all about. But this is a nation with an ancient heritage and a proud tapestry of cultures.
For those who have seen, particularly those who have visited the country personally or come from there, what are some cultural traits that you have found compelling or inspiring?