The Survival Guide to Kabul©

Published internationally in July 2003 as Kabul: The Bradt Mini Guide.

First published in Kabul in September 2002 as a pamphlet.

 

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Yak roz didi dost. Digar roz didi brodar

Lit: One day you see a friend.  The next day you see a brother

Friendship grows into brotherhood

Har guli bi khar neest

Lit: No rose is without thorns

No one is perfect

Har amal axol amalley dorrad

Lit: A tree does not move unless there is wind

Every action has a reaction

Yak tir du budanah

Lit: One arrow, two finches

To kill two birds with one stone

 

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