Balkh

Humans of Afghanistan

Driving about 20km to visit an old city and listening to a guy speaking about the challenges faced when renovating the local mosque is rarely a weekend highlight. But when it happens in Afghanistan, visiting Balkh city and the Masjid Sabz (Green Mosque) becomes a fantastic adventure. Another reminder that, without the war, Afghanistan could be a great place for tourism and trekking.

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16 August 2014: Young Afghan in Balkh city, Northern Afghanistan.

P.S: And yes, I’m the happy (so far) owner of a Fuji x-t1 with a 23mm 1.4. Let’s see what I can do with it…