In the Kingdom of Bactria

Balkh, Afghanistan July 6, 2019 On the plains between the western edge of the Hindu Kush and northern shores of Amy Darya or Oxus, is a plain that was once the kingdom of Bactria. Looking at the scruffy, rough-at-the-edges areas of Balkh, you would hardly think this was once a grand city and the capital … More In the Kingdom of Bactria