2012
05.23

SYNOPSIS:  FLIGHT TO HERAT AND SIGHTSEEING AT THIS IRANIAN FRONTIER TOWN. 

The red-eye took us to Herat in about an hour.  The entire time, we flew over rugged terrain, low enough to see how sparsely it is populated.  Only when there is a stream is there some green lining a narrow valley.  In many cases there were a few houses clustered around the green and you can only wonder if these people have ever gotten out of their pocket of livable space, if they have a refrigerator, or if they still live in the Stone Age.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY