A cancelled flight and an expired visa many winters ago.
Memoir by Sunil MurthyJul 24, 2013
The taxi could hold no more. There were about seven of us, packed tightly with our baggage into a beaten up Japanese car, being driven on a cold September afternoon from downtown Kabul to the distant airfield beyond the city’s outskirts. The route wound past squat housing, shops and hoardings, over a dusty road. Soon we were going past dun-coloured hovels and sparse fields on either side with slender trees that had begun to drop their leaves, pulling aside now and then for army jeeps and trucks
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is a self-taught writer and an arts and antiques dealer, specialising in old maps, photographs and prints. He is based in Bangalore.
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