Material: 100% Satin silk with hand rolled edges
Size: 42" x 80"
The Kabul scarf was created in collaboration with the Afghan/American fashion designer, Zolaykha Sherzad of Zarif Design and the artisan women she supports in Afghanistan. The gorgeous color of the scarf was inspired by the deep blue mineral of the lapis lazuli, an extremely rare and only found in a few places in the world.
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Has been the capital of Afghanistan since 1776, a historic city of the region that was built almost 4000 years ago.
BECOME: A Cityzen of KABUL and…… SMELL: The fresh air during boat riding at Lake Qargha.
SHOP: At the Kabul City Center which has some very smart shops.
VISIT: National Gallery of Afghanistan, a beautiful gallery in a charming old Kabul house, where you can see collections of Afghan landscapes and portraits of historic figures.
TASTE: Afghan popular barbecue meal, Chapli Kebab made from minced beef.
LISTEN: To Farida Mahwash who is one of the most famous female singers and considered the voice of Afghanistan. She is conferred the honorary title of Ustad (master). Lake Qargha Darul Aman Palace
DRINK: A bottle of doogh, a cold drink made by mixing water with yogurt and then adding fresh or dried mint, which is the most widely consumed drink in Afghanistan.
SLEEP: At the Kabul Serena Hotel, an oasis of serenity located in the heart of Kabul.
READ: The bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad, a non-fiction book about a bookseller, Shah Muhammad Rais, and his family in Kabul.
WALK: In Bagh-e Babur, the garden surrounding the tomb of the first Mughal Emper or Babur.
WATCH: The kite runner, 80th Academy Awards and 65th Golden Globe Awards nominated film based on the Kabul born American novelist Khaled Hosseini’s novel.
TAKE: A beautiful red background Khal Mohammad carpet from the popular Chicken Street.