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Foreign Entanglements II — Or, How I Failed to go Flyfishing in Afghanistan and Discovered Shangri-la

[The goal of this journey (see previous post) was to flyfish for trout in the mountain streams of northern Afghanistan, during the days when Afghanistan was largely occupied by the U.S.S.R.] The northwest Pakistan town of Chitral is about 225 miles from Peshawar, our starting point, and is not that easy to get to. Note […]