1968, with Franco still in
power, 21-year-old Ana M. Briongos left her native city of Barcelona for the first time and went to Afghanistan. Staying first in Kandahar
, then in
Kabul, it was not long before she fell in
love with this fascinating country. Between 1968 and 1977, she would return there many times. In
her quest for self-discovery, she encountered a cast of characters worthy of a novel, from street vendors in
the bazaar to members of the country's ruling class and relatives of the Afghan royal family. Ana M. Briongos was also very privileged to be given a rare and intriguing glimpse...