This is an exceptional quality Ersari Turkmen rug made by Afghans. It was sold to me as vegetal dyed...A local watering hole at a shrine in Andkhoy.Carpets and Rugs of AfghanistanWe went to a shrine in Andkhoy, and because it was a national holiday, found many local men there...The type of rug is called is called Waziri. Some folks have speculated that that means it is made by...The dog at the Save compound in Andkhoy. I was told I could take him home; too bad he wouldn't fit...The crowd at the center.A camera frenzy.These boys worked in machine shops. They all have places to live (mostly with extended family). They...A camera frenzy.Our next stop, a Save UK facility where they are teaching community women to act as midwives. For...Two women doctors.The medical staff. The guy in the green hat is a surgeon.Michael Speaks ready to rock and roll.Boys getting water.Another horse!Kind of an old/new picture. Very artsy, I think. OK, I'm not the pro.Time to go home, the girls in the sewing class have donned the burqas and are heading out.Steve playing around with a group of kids.These women were learning to sew.The chess pieces threw me for a bit; they're playing checkers.Day 5 - Andkhoy to Mazar-i-SharifDay 5 - Andkhoy to Mazar-i-SharifAhh. Poppies. Real, opium producing poppies. We saw many fields of these on the road between Andkhoy...Steve Kelley pointed this out to me, something we had not seen in quite a few days.The group.They had a daycare on site for the students.The aftermath of another typical meal. We were given incredible amounts of food, and always told not...Sir Ben and Chip at lunch, listening to presentations.The midwives.