Explosions and bombings come with spring in Afghanistan, making security the biggest concern and barrier for our team and our activities. I have not been able to take the girls out to a mountain for the past two weeks because of the unstable security conditions in Kabul, but we still…

Recently we conquered one of the most difficult mountains near Kabul, located in the Qargha area outside of the city. We left very early in the morning. For security reasons, our female team could not go by itself; we had to bring the men’s team with us. During the bus ride…