"a bible, a gun, and matters of faith..." Kandahar by husain

Kandahar Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 27 photos

`faith on the battlefield'

the military base for american troops in kandahar. we spent a few days shooting there.

inside `freedom chappel'

service bieng conducted inside an air-conditioned chappel. the conditions outside this tent are hot, dusty, dry, and as i found out- very hard on the camera equipment too...

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  • Pros:quite a spectacle!
  • Cons:the weather
  • Last visit to Kandahar: Aug 2002
  • Intro Written Sep 11, 2002
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  • GuthrieColin's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2010 at 12:16 AM

    Thanks for telling the story about your trip to Kandahar. As a journalist i'm sure your experiences were a bit different than a soldier or a visitor.

  • raffy's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2005 at 2:47 AM

    Happy birthday Husain! I hope to visit Afghanistan some day soon! Nices pages

  • diageva's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2005 at 8:19 AM

    Interesting page husain, as always you get inside where others can't ... )

  • Oct 1, 2004 at 9:51 PM

    You dont usually get to see this side of the life of soldiers on CNN/BBC/Newsmedia . Thanks for sharing this .

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2004 at 4:07 AM

    Quite an experience you had, it is surprising how cold the desert can get at night. Great photos, Well Done (~_~)

  • awayhome's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2004 at 1:20 PM

    An amazing page and photo you have. There's on my wish hope to visit someday-)))

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2003 at 3:30 PM

    Fascinating page and destination!

  • eviltooth's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2003 at 6:48 PM

    yes desert night can get freezing cold!

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2003 at 1:41 AM

    very appropriate name for a restaurant...the mess....I like it:-) impressive page

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2003 at 1:48 PM

    Sounds like it was an adventure of a lifetime. MRE's are great and keep you full. Thanks for the info on the area.

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