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Skiing in Afghanistan

Skiing in afghnistan cover image.
School journal level 4 november 2017 cover image.

by Neil Silverwood

"'Want to go skiing in Afghanistan?' my friend Heidi asked. 'Afghanistan?' I said. Wasn’t it one of the most dangerous countries in the world? The stories in the news weren’t good – frequent attacks against locals and foreigners, violence a fact of daily life ... Did I really want to go there? I said I would think about it."

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2017

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Non-fiction

Topics: adventure, Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Bamyan, civil war, insurgents, ISIS, Islam, Kabul, New Zealand soldiers, Northern Alliance, photography, Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT), sharia law, skiing, Soviet Union, Taliban, terrorism, tourism, travel, war, women’s rights

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2017

Publication date: November 2017

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