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Snapshots

  1. Archer

    Snapshot Title: Archer
    Taken by: Barbara Koch

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Kafir Qala cave/sculpt...manmade renderings...striations.



  2. Fancy Pants

    Snapshot Title: Fancy Pants
    Taken by: Calchrome

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Showing off todays top fashion in Afganistan...



  3. The Mysterious water Well

    Snapshot Title: The Mysterious water Well
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Why did a well way up here?



  4. Can you hear me now?

    Snapshot Title: Can you hear me now?
    Taken by: Tinker Iddins

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

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  5. View from ancient windows

    Snapshot Title: View from ancient windows
    Taken by: Rex Castor

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    The view from here must be incredible! Imagine the people who have peered through this opening through the years.
    "I can see for miles and miles..." - The Byrds



  6. Ancient "mortar"... (not the weapon)

    Snapshot Title: Ancient "mortar"... (not the weapon)
    Taken by: Rex Castor

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    I can only imagine the task of carrying water and sand and other materials to make the ancient mortar (cement) used to build this structure, let alone the stones themselves. Would be interesting to kn...



  7. Beam Pockets

    Snapshot Title: Beam Pockets
    Taken by: Rex Castor

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    The holes here are likely where wooden beams were once used to make a roof. In many ancient dwellings, the wood has been lost to time and only the holes remain. These remind m very much of the dwellin...



  8. GI Boots?

    Snapshot Title: GI Boots?
    Taken by: Matthew Lusk

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Are these USGI?



  9. Bike

    Snapshot Title: Bike
    Taken by: Matthew Lusk

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Nice Bike



  10. Incredible Masonry

    Snapshot Title: Incredible Masonry
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    For this window/door frame not to have fallen in the years since its active use is a testament to builders of a structure meant to last or withstand.



  11. Waiting

    Snapshot Title: Waiting
    Taken by: Steve Petzold

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

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  12. Your car

    Snapshot Title: Your car
    Taken by: Steve Petzold

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Positioned for a quick get away.



  13. Four wheelin'!

    Snapshot Title: Four wheelin'!
    Taken by: Rick Lippincott

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Kicking up some dust!



  14. Litter

    Snapshot Title: Litter
    Taken by: Dirk Hall

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    People litter all over the world.



  15. ANA Soldier?

    Snapshot Title: ANA Soldier?
    Taken by: Dirk Hall

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Is he guarding something?



  16. Aerostat tethered survellience balloon

    Snapshot Title: Aerostat tethered survellience balloon
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Widely used in Iraq and Afghanistan for base security and watching the nearby community. Works day or night. Cannot see threw women's clothes, but can see far.



  17. ANP -- Afghan National Policeman

    Snapshot Title: ANP -- Afghan National Policeman
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Kak Kohzad, aka Kafir Qala, 360 Pano
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Some police provided security for our trip to Kafir Qala