|The following winter, in January 1978, after spending
six months in India and Nepal, I returned to Afghanistan.
This time I travelled north from Quetta in Pakistan to
Kandahar in Afghanistan's south. In January, the climate
was crisply cool, but at least the sun was bright.
Kandahar's bazaars, such as this one selling used
clothing, were more geared to local needs than to
© 1977, 1999 Richard McGuire