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In the Jordan Valley...

After a summer break of some two months, Passages Home is back!

During these months, I traveled to Jordan and to Palestine.  Access to wifi was slow, border crossings were frustrating, and the general mood of the people was wistful for better times. 282 more words

Ordinary Places

The Minaret of Jam becomes the Leaning Tower of Ghor

The minaret of Jam, one of Afghanistan’s cultural marvels, is in danger of collapse. Centuries of neglect and frequent floods have weakened this fabled 800-year-old structure in the remote province of Ghor. 515 more words

Writing & Writers

Women and children among Hazara passengers singled out and executed in Ghor Afghanistan

July 25, 2014

At least 14 Hazaas, including 3 women and 1 child, passengers are singled out and executed by Taliban in Ghor, Afghanistan.

The 15 killed were separated by the armed men after their national ID cards were checked, Provincial Governor Sayed Anwar Rahmati told TOLOnews. 244 more words

Hazara Asylum Seekers


Suspected Taliban militants have killed 15 Afghan civilians execution-style after stopping two vehicles travelling in central Afghanistan.
The armed attackers killed 11 men, three women and one child in Ghor Province. 77 more words


Slave Dynasty or Ghulam Dynasty of India

The Mamluk Dynasty (sometimes referred as Slave Dynasty or Ghulam Dynasty)was established in Northern India by Qutb-ud-din Aybak, a Turkic general from Central Asia. It was the first of five unrelated dynasties to rule India’s Delhi Sultanate from 1206 to 1290. 104 more words


Site Visit 01: First Impressions

Our first visit to Ghor Al Mazraa was long, eventful and fruitful, we’re still processing, meanwhile I’ll leave you with these pictures: 114 more words