Afghanistan Tourist Traps

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Afghanistan Tourist Traps

  • some are quick to understand tourism...

    always ask the price before you order anything in chaikhanas or serails.police officers in kabul, bamian or herat asked me to leave the serail and go to guesthouses for foreigners, cuz they fear for your security. that's rubbish cuz the serail is the safest place and much more fun/genuine, so don't bow to that.guesthouses of kabul charge foreigners...

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  • Bamiyan

    Beware of the little thieves at the hotels in Bamiyan, they tended to steal your slippers, notebooks etc... nothing really expensive but quite annoying. Nothing you can really do, nobody will admit this "sin". The best way and probably also the only way to do, is to forget this.

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  • money exchange

    Currency update-- September 2003...The money exchange market is still governed by the guys on the street who will run to your car with currency notes... You can buy Afs (the new afghan currency), the Pakistani rupee, or Iranian rials for your Dollars. Dollars seem to be preferred to Euro in this part of the world at least... August- September 2002...

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  • Be careful when you are outside

    Personally, I think most of the Afghan people are honest and sincere. But it does not mean everyone here is reliable. For foreingers here, the security is the most important concern. So you¡¯d better not visit remote place alone, and forget hanging out with friends at night. All in all, be careful when you are in out-of-door activities. Go out...

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  • At present Afghanistan isnt a...

    At present Afghanistan isnt a tourist trap. In future hopefully tourism can become a important part of the countrys economy.

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  • December 27,...

    December 27, 2001>Inviting Future Terrorism:Rising Afghan Death Count and US Policy on MideastBy Aaron G. LehmerIn early December, another dreadful statistic -- more than 3,500 dead -- was made public, except this time the figure did not refer to the appalling mass grave at Ground Zero. No, this gruesome number described the civilian death toll...

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