The pandemic hit as the only thriving Afghan tourism destination was preparing for the season’s first visitors.
Tag Archives: AF – Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
An Unnatural History of Destruction: On Iconoclasm as a Tool of War; Alex Diggins; LA Review of Books
UNESCO and Japan support Afghanistan’s efforts towards removing the Bamiyan Valley from the List of World Heritage in Danger; Unesco
Band-e-Amir national park in central Bamiyan province offers an opportunity to Afghans to enjoy their holidays.
Earthen Heritage Conservation: A Perspective from Afghanistan; Sajjad Sharifi & Angela Escobar; The Iris
Urban planner Sajjad Sharifi on his work for UNESCO in Kabul and challenges to conserving the local earthen architecture…
Home to the country’s first national park and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province is also progressive on women’s representation.
Sayed Mizra Hussain faced a terrible dilemma: commit a shocking act of cultural destruction or be shot by the Taliban.
Officials in the historic Afghan province of Bamiyan say that domestic tourism to its famed archeological treasures and nature parks is soaring.
Bamiyan may not be wracked by violence, but it continues to suffer from poverty and years of underdevelopment.
Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 10 – Living at the feet of Buddha); Zan Azlee; Fatbidin.com
This week is part 10 of Zan Azlee multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos and text. As you would know, this is concurrent with the 10-part feature on The Malaysian Insider website, of which you can view part 10: