This is the last part of a 5 part series chronicling Stephen’s of Uncharted Backpacker journey through Afghanistan – if you missed it, see all the other parts here. FROM STEPHEN The Final Stop: the Medieval City of Herat From Kabul I wanted to head to Herat through Bamiyan. Unfortunately due to fighting there were only two routes. … Continue Reading

This is the 4th part of a 5 part series chronicling Stephen’s of Uncharted Backpacker journey through Afghanistan – if you missed it, see all the other parts here. FROM STEPHEN The Forbidden Panjshir Valley While in Kabul I met a local friend. His name was Farwad. Farwad said he knew how to get into the Panjshir … Continue Reading

This is the 3rd part of a 5 part series chronicling Stephen of Uncharted Backpacker‘s journey through Afghanistan – if you missed it, see all the other parts here. FROM STEPHEN Onwards to Kabul Spending around a week in the Northern regions, it was time to head south. I caught the three AM public bus from Mazar … Continue Reading

This is the second part of a 5 part series chronicling Stephen’s of Uncharted Backpackers journey through Afghanistan – if you missed it, see all the other parts here (and find out more about Stephen). FROM STEPHEN Ancient Buddhist and Greek Kingdoms – Balkh and Samangan Mohammed introduced me to another of his Afghan friends who … Continue Reading

Travel is without a doubt one of the best way to gain a real insight into different cultures and see the world in a truly different light. Travel blogging extends this experience by providing a place to share these experiences and learn from fellow like-minded curious traveller. About a week ago, we were speaking with Stephen from … Continue Reading