23/02/2010

Peace Day

Peace Day was pretty special today!

19/02/2010

Electricity


Sometimes the electricity supply works, other days it doesn't...

City Wall


This is the old city wall stretching over several kilometers. Walked up their today and we had a good old snowboard fight.

Jungle World Interview


The German weekly newspaper Jungle World asked a few questions about girls skateboarding in Kabul.  I just read it again and would now answer several questions different.  Nevertheless have a look at: "Skateboarding is here also a Girls Sport" on jungle-world.com 

18/02/2010

Traffic Police


There are about 4 traffic lights in Kabul but non of them work. The traffic is normally regulated by police officers who are mostly standing in the middle of the street. Some roundabouts however have those very romantic umbrella-base-stations from where they regulate the traffic control. 

17/02/2010

A long way


The art of throwing extended...

14/02/2010

Into the Wild


Not much visibility but a good day out in the Afghan snow. 

Snow Sweepers


Road maintenance with sand and old school truck. 

Truck Decoration


Check out the effort that goes on!

13/02/2010

Snow Fun


A snowfield high above Kabul. 

12/02/2010

Hoechst



This is the door of a random Pharmacy in near the city center. Loving the Hoechst logo design!

11/02/2010

TV Hill



Watching the sunrise at TV hill

Good Morning Kabul


6.00 am at TV Hill a girl crossing the street. 

10/02/2010

Water


The people who live here either use donkey or have to carry their water up those stairs and further to supply their homes with the daily amount of water. 

09/02/2010

Text


Like the gate, the wall and the text

Faces


Three boys

08/02/2010

Football


The swimming pool is quite a popular place for playing football during the winter month when there is no water inside. The boys where watched by this guy standing on top of the pool wall. 

07/02/2010

Insulation

This is just a random house but check out the insulation. A lot of people insulate their windows with that plastic. Only for the winter and it will all be taken down once the summer hits the city. 

06/02/2010

Burka versus Mercedes



Two sisters walking to meet their friend for a cup of chai. The ladies are well over their 80's and had the most friendliest smile i've ever seen.

05/02/2010

16mm



Capturing Kabul on 16 mm will surly produce a stunning outfit. The results can soon be watched at the Dazed and Confused webpage. 

04/02/2010

Side Track

Its been a gray and cold day. Just a random street in the Karte-Seh part of Kabul. 

03/02/2010

Life in the hills


No water, not much electricity and a lot of hiking.

Film Crew


Two guys from the Grain Production Crew, based in London filming the sunset from the top of Wazir Akbar Khan hill. In the back are the Pamir mountains, which Afghans refer to as the 'Roof of the World," extend into Tajikistan, China and Kashmir. Frank is shooting on 16mm film. Is going to lock stunning!