- Posted September 26, 2011 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
10 years in Afghanistan
The Magnificent Afghan Outback
None of the Western media news reports take you deep into the wilds of Afghanistan. And for good reason: white people have been slaughtered wholesale over the centuries for setting foot in Afghanistan's most precious nature preserve.
Unlike the US's Yellowstone, though, Afghanistan's wild nature has been almost completely uninhabited, unspoiled, unseen by most, and over the past million years has been untouched by man.
The beauty that is Afghanistan is seen in her mountains that rise up into the clouds far higher than anything in North America, in her lush valleys that support the majority of life in the country, and in the rich green flatlands from which sprout the most delicious food in the world. The spices, of course, come largely from humans in the form of pee and poop, but let's not tell the world about this teeny, little, insignificant detail, okay?