Just for Fun in Afghanistan
I know it is hard to believe, but my husband really did snap this picture during the Taliban rule of Afghanistan. The sign was at the Kabul airport, and was supposed to indicate a "No Parking" zone.
I took the picture of this poster hanging inside a shop near Chicken Street. It really was one poster someone had photo shopped Afghans walking on the moon at the same time as the Americans.
Fun in Afghanistan? War sometimes brings out humor as a coping mechanism. Here are some things we expatriates find funny in Afghanistan. I'll be adding more funny pics, so check back. Feel free to send what you find funny for me to add here.
Top 10 Reasons To Live In Kabul
And the number 1 reason to live in Kabul...drum roll please...
I snapped a picture of this cow in the Kabul Zoo in 2009, and she really does have a second tail - see the "rope" coming out of the middle of the cow's back?
Okay, this was snapped in Pakistan, but I'm sure it's happened in Afghanistan, and probably India, too.
This is common enough in Kabul, or any of the big cities - safety is not a concern, but you rarely can travel faster than 45 miles an hour in Afghanistan, anyway.
Afghans are amazing at how full they can pile a truck, wagon, karachi, tricycle, bicycle, wheelbarrow....well, you get the idea.
Our Afghan cat found the drying rack to be a comfortable place to sleep.
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