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BBC News: Afghanistan’s bid to boost tourism

August 23, 2011

Bamian in central Afghanistan has one of the most beautiful landscapes and natural settings in the world.

Its natural dams have turquoise waters and its mountains hosted an international ski championships last year.

However, security concerns can be a deterrent for visitors and authorities are making efforts to transform the area around the country’s number one tourist destination.

Continues at: – Afghanistan’s bid to boost tourism

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    August 23, 2011 21:01

    Days of Afghan’s tourism are near, I think.
    Artistic hystoric monuments, landscapes and all atractives of Afghanistan will soon be valorized.
    When transition phase will positively end a new scenario will open on country, a country that will have a natural normal life.
    Tourism will, It is my hope and my wish, drug’s traffic and a new economy will born, thans to authorities efforts.
    My best thanks Claudio Alpaca

  2. Barry Sheridan permalink
    August 24, 2011 15:22

    An interesting look at an unknown part of Afghanistan. Thanks

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