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Tagged With: Taliban

Ah, Does Anyone Remember Bushkazi?

IT WAS BY FAR THE WILDEST SPORT ON EARTH! A kind of Polo match, called „Bushkazi“, with up to a hundred and more competitors, and the aim was to bring a dead goat or calf back to the judges table. Or what remained of it. It was „played“ on open grounds, as large as stretching … Weiterlesen »

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RELIGION Interesting People … (No. 62)

Generally fine! But lonesome. His wife and daughter live in Israel, but he remained behind and lives in Kabul’s synagogue. His name, very biblical: Zebulon Simintov. He runs a popular kebab-shop and says: „When I’m working, I don’t wear my Kippa, if I do, the people might think bad about me.“ Or recognize him fast … Weiterlesen »

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BUDDHA Interesting People … (No. 5)

In March 2001 the stupid Taliban blew up the two 1000 years old Buddhas in the Bamiyan Valley. They were 180 and 121 feet high, carved out of solid rock and the largest standing Buddhas ever found. When the Muslim fanatics were overthrown, archeologists began to collect what was left (not much) to plan a … Weiterlesen »

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