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Lonely Planet Afghanistan
     

Lonely Planet Afghanistan

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by Paul Clammer
 
Discover Afghanistan

Blink as you emerge from the cliffs at the top of one of Bamiyan's enormous Buddha niches.
Stop pedalling for a moment and drift in your swan-shaped pedalo on the waters of Band-e Amir.
Utter a great smoking sigh of contentment as you puff on a sheesha at Mirwais Shandaiz.

In This Guide:

Chapters on working and safety

Overview

Discover Afghanistan

Blink as you emerge from the cliffs at the top of one of Bamiyan's enormous Buddha niches.
Stop pedalling for a moment and drift in your swan-shaped pedalo on the waters of Band-e Amir.
Utter a great smoking sigh of contentment as you puff on a sheesha at Mirwais Shandaiz.

In This Guide:

Chapters on working and safety in Afghanistan, with advice from resident expats.
Specialist contributors write on journalism, women, and trekking in the Wakhan and the Afghan Pamir.
Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler reflects on travel to Afghanistan over the decades.

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This is not the typical guidebook for the typical tourist; it is meant for... armchair travelers and the few independent ones who are up for the challenge.' --New York Times, August 26, 2007

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781740596428
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
Lonely Planet Travel Guides Series
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
7.84(w) x 5.12(h) x 0.53(d)

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Lonely Planet Afghanistan 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I gave this book to my brother deploying to Afghanistan with the Marines. He read it cover-to-cover and passed it around to his whole platoon. It had helpful information about the area he was heading to and the cultures he would encounter.