curio shops stocking postcards, boxes made of the famous afghan blue stone, musical instruments, beautiful afghan carpets, and daggers!
i was looking for carpets, and i was taken to a different market by mahajir, our guide. much more variety, much cheaper, and much more beautiful. the designs, colour, and the fabric were amazing- (i bought two:))
the grocery stores stock every snack that you can concieve in the west- its quite a srange sight at first... it comes from the numerous aid agencies, troops, and assorted western presence i guess.
fruit juice from uzbekistan, jam from pakistan, bottled water from italy, cheese from austria... it's all there.
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