Afghanistan 2016 - A Solo Female Travelers' Perspective | Expedition 196 VLOG


** UPDATE 12/6/2017: If you post any mean, rude, constructive or harassing comments, you will be immediately BLOCKED and your comment will be deleted by my team. I choose to share my own, personal experiences with YOU at no charge and at the very least, I deserve respect. There is absolutely ZERO ROOM FOR HATE or negativity on my channel. If you tell me to change the music to have more “Afghanistan” style music, you will be blocked. This is considered “constructive criticism” that I never asked for from you. If you’re telling me to change the music, you obviously do not understand how difficult it is to find royalty free Afghanistan music for free that is legally downloadable in a foreign country. Unless you want to PAY for new music to be added to this video that I edited on the floor in an airport for 8 hours on my own time and dollar for YOUR enjoyment, then you are welcome to do so. Otherwise, refrain from comments about the music. Thank you. **

I was so excited for the opportunity to travel to Afghanistan. I traveled here alone in February of 2016 as a solo female American traveler. Though my primary objective was go skiing on their vast mountains (they apparently have some great slopes), I settled on exploring Kabul city, which immersed me in their culture and way of life. I’d go back to Afghanistan in a heartbeat. The people here are kind, just living their lives and the majority of them do like Americans. So, let’s be kind to one another.

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hi double yeah hey guys so it is the morning of right now or I'm headed to Afghanistan I'm headed to Kabul and I I still don't have everything ready like the hotel um it's very very last minute yeah there was an issue that went on where I need I need to switch hotels the hotel that I initially had booked so I booked another one but I'll packed up it's 5:00 in the morning and I have a shuttle going to the airport this is all my stuff that's it I had my wedding ring thing oh yeah I've never invested in one of those for my travels but you know there's it's the first time for everything anyways that's it for now I'm gonna take you on my journey this is kind of how I'm dressed I have like these baggy pants on sucks I'm kind of like trying to conform with the customs I'm gonna be covering my hair with this scarf I also have my burqa in there which I might draw on at some point alright guys that's it I'll see you guys later here we go guys here we go alright just got through border control and now I'm heading to the hotel hey everyone I'm here in Kabul Afghanistan and I just arrived from the airport I had my flight coming in from Dubai it's an interesting feeling here driving through the streets seeing kind of what the people are like what the culture is kind of like here it's a city unlike any city I've been to in my life I'm tempted to do a city tour but I'm not sure yet if I'm going to do it I'm still a little weary I'm not here for too long and I do want to see what the culture is like but to get into the hotel there was very high security there were four checkpoints to get into the hotel we had to go through a gate number one then we had in between gate number one and gate number two the armed guard with like a huge huge gun checked the whole car with a stick to make sure there was nothing attached to it and then we went through the big gate and then the k-9 went and sniffed around the whole car on the driver had to get out and everything and then they let me through and I had to go into a little tiny room like probably three feet by three feet where there was a woman in there and she um patted me down and then I'll check to my my person everything and then when I came into the hotel there's a room you have to go through to get into the hotel in this room I had to put all my stuff through a x-ray thing and then I had to walk through an x-ray and then I got another pat-down think they have women and men to pat-down which is good and then they checked through my bags and then I was able to enter the hotel so there's a lot of checkpoints which is good though because they've had to kind of buckle down on that since they've had a couple of incidents here in the past couple years it's interesting because there were a lot of US citizens on the flight coming over here also a lot of English people from the UK and Europe do you eat those chickens yeah Hey nice to meet you dammit what's your favorite thing about Afghanistan he's talking about his happy tight Oh says that I I love being a lot beans beans oh no yak was harvested this is that I love coke Twitter oh me too detail my mom tells didn't what's your favorite thing about Afghanistan what's your favorite place joy goose opportunity what who doesn't like mine shape Oh where's that it's prevents in the northern of Afghanistan in Bigelow double pinky yeah yeah that was not a croissant mandazi bothers me what do you do for work here they sailing something will it oh okay cool and you have on a family here and stuff to family John Wow Wow do you like your country I'm a fan I loved nice cool very cool appreciate it thank you have a good day bye bye thank you nagisa low poverty mega ham bukkake : ready Manta getting caught up on some degree some dishes clunking on the phone babe oh yeah mega Camelot is your turtle doing well Oh LaVon is develop all of Ganesha maybe the view to combine yeah I know I definitely come back

40 thoughts on “Afghanistan 2016 – A Solo Female Travelers' Perspective | Expedition 196 VLOG”

  1. ** UPDATE 05/01/2019: THIS VIDEO IS NOT MONETIZED AND I MAKE $0 FROM YOU WATCHING IT. I MADE THIS VIDEO PURELY TO SHOW YOU MY EXPERIENCE IN KABUL. If you post any mean, rude, constructive or harassing comments, you will be immediately BLOCKED and your comment will be deleted by my team. I choose to share my own, personal experiences with YOU at no charge and at the very least, I deserve respect. There is absolutely ZERO ROOM FOR HATE or negativity on my channel. If you tell me to change the music to have more "Afghanistan" style music, you will be blocked. This is considered "constructive criticism" that I never asked for from you. If you're telling me to change the music, you obviously do not understand how difficult it is to find royalty free Afghanistan music for free that is legally downloadable in a foreign country. **Unless you want to PAY for new music to be added to this video that I edited on the floor in an airport for 8 hours on my own time and dollar for YOUR enjoyment, then you are welcome to do so. Otherwise, refrain from comments about the music. Thank you. *

  2. A significant number of Afghans living in America have zero respect for
    women specially their wives. Many afghan women that live in my apt
    complex are force to stay at home if they donot have husband permission
    and only boys are allow to play outside. (the small afghan girls(7-17)
    must stay inside home taking care of their younger siblings). Department
    of child service should investigate afghan families.

  3. A significant number of Afghans living in America have zero respect for
    women specially their wives. Many afghan women that live in my apt
    complex are force to stay at home if they donot have husband permission
    and only boys are allow to play outside. (the small afghan girls(7-17)
    must stay inside home taking care of their younger siblings). Department
    of child service should investigate afghan families.

  4. Respect to you lady; much appreciated, and let hater talk; they don’t have anything to offer than just a hate.

    I am from Afghanistan as well, and people want to listen to music they can listen to it on YouTube; this is about knowing someone cultural not the Music

  5. In Afghanistan 🇦🇫, there are two kinds of thinking that people are one who is open minded, and the other are those who think closed like a man who is not aware of the loss and glamor with women and who are superstitious. I hope 🙏 that one day all the people of the country will think freely and be free and get rid of these superstitious ideas.

  6. I have to be honest. I was scared for you in this video. It's because of the stereotypes of middle easterners. I'll admit I am wrong but they're faces looked very serious and hard. Very handsome men tho. God bless you. You have a lot of faith in Him.

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