Afghanistan: Bamiyan on frontline of warzone tourism

Updated: Jul 22, 2015 12:07 IST

Bamiyan -- famous for empty hillside niches that once sheltered giant Buddha statues that were blown up by the Taliban -- is a rare oasis of tranquility that has largely been spared the wrenching conflict that afflicts the rest of Afghanistan. (AFP Photo)
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Bamiyan -- famous for empty hillside niches that once sheltered giant Buddha statues that were blown up by the Taliban -- is a rare oasis of tranquility that has largely been spared the wrenching conflict that afflicts the rest of Afghanistan. (AFP Photo)

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