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#43 – Shughnan Village, AFGHANISTAN

A laid back village where time is of no importance.

While Shughnan village in northeastern Afghanistan may not be the most scenic place in Afghanistan, it is one of the safer areas to visit. Cross the border near the Tajik town of Khorog – if you can manage to get to this rather remote Tajik area. In Shughnan, feel at ease as several men carry machine guns to protect the village against the Taliban and other extremists.

The relatively safe village of Shughnan in northeastern Afghanistan is best approached from the border crossing at Khorog in the Pamir region of Tajikistan The relatively safe village of Shughnan in northeastern Afghanistan is best approached from the border crossing at Khorog in the Pamir region of Tajikistan

The relatively safe village of Shughnan in northeastern Afghanistan is best approached from the border crossing at Khorog in the Pamir region of Tajikistan

The above article appears in the December 2014 issue of Globerovers Magazine

 

Further Reading: Globerovers blog post on Afghanistan