I wonder why we (yes, I am sure it was ‘we’ – the United States) bought and installed road signs in English?
It is nice they are so close to the road – kinda like a drive-up window without the window
Just another overloaded bus
Fruit vendors near the highway in Qalat
collecting sticks near Shah Joy
The FOB Bullard ADT Detachment with CPT Collins’ flag. CPT Collins was our Vet for the first half of our mission.
looking back in the mirror
Roadside stands along Highway 1
Alexander’s Castle as viewed heading south on Highway 1
Shops near the highway in Qalat
Another shot of the group with CPT Collins’ flag – my mug is in this one.
Traffic was backed up for about 3 miles – surpirsngly it was a relatively orderly, mostly single-file, back-up.
Another shot of the contract Chinook
three-wheeler in Shah Joy
sitting by the road…just sitting…
A contract Chinook doing an airlift mission for Coalition Forces
Some of the ‘Jingle’ trucks are really tricked out
Roadside repair. They were replacing the transmission…at least they had a transmission sitting on the ground next to the truck
Hey look – it is like a road crew back home – one guy working, 7 watching.
I am still trying to figure out all there is to figure out on WordPress. In doing so I found that I had uploaded pictures that I had not yet posted.
These are additional pictures of my trip to FOB Bullard in Shah Joy District. Almost all of them are looking through the armored glass of a LMTV.
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