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As a filmmaker coming from one of the youngest lands in the world, New Zealand - safe, green and democratic - I was intrigued by Afghanistan, with its literature and poetry, its old land and its deep history.
This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about.
The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns.
Germany, the diseased world's bathhouse.
The Helmand area used to be the breadbasket of Afghanistan. There was a time when a substantial number of the grapes we ate came from Afghanistan.
There's no country in the world that's more devastated from natural resources than Afghanistan.
If you look at satellite photographs of the Far East by night, you'll see a large splotch curiously lacking in light. This area of darkness is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.
Sudan is not really a country at all, but many. A composite layers, like a genetic fingerprint of memories that were once fluid, but have since crystallized out from the crucible of possibility
Where the hell is Australia anyway?
Where there is no peace; there is not the slightest religion there.
Modern China; one also finds many things that are really quite admirable.
Gazing at the faces of the horses and the people, at this boundless stream of life raised up by the power of my will and now hurtling into nowhere across the sunset-crimson steppe, I often think: where am I in this flux? GHENGIS KHAN
I am in a country which is five hours behind my beloved homeland Pakistan and my home in the Swat Valley.
From way up here, Southern Africa looks like a creature that's rolled over to expose the vast curve of a mottled brown belly with a grey tracery of veins.
Africa, have you seen it? No? Then is it truly there?...And the past, did it happen? And the future, will it come? Believe in your own eyes and you'll get into a lot of trouble'".
I've been to Uganda and to North Korea and to Eritrea, countless horror spots around the world.
My son, Gio, wanted to do a horseback trip in Mongolia, but he didn't want to do an Abercrombie & Fitch-type tour, where they show you around while you sleep in B&Bs.
The land of embarrassment and breakfast.
For the traveller, Kazakhstan offers more than just a staging post for the Silk Road, as is often perceived, and there is more than just steppe.
Kartik feels like a country I want to travel - vast, dangerous, and unknown.
Kazakhstan is Mackinder's Heartland!
Beijing? Freedom? Oil and water.
In this country where an hour's train ride will take you from Siberian snow into African desert, unity of population is hardly to be expected.
Mexico. Melancholy, profoundly right and wrong, it embraces as it strangulates.
Ankh-Morpork, the melting pot of the world, which occasionally runs foul of lumps that don't melt.
Egypt.mother of civilization, dreaming herself through the centuries. Dreaming us all, her children: those who stay and work for her and complain of her, and those who leave and yearn for her and blame her with bitterness for driving them away.
as we Tibetans lived quite happily for many centuries behind our wall of mountains - the
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No country. is as harsh as the world.
You most likely know it as Myanmar, but it will always be Burma to me.
There's an 800 kilometer border between Iran and Afghanistan.
Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of 900 million and an annual output of only 1.8 trillion euros (less than the French GDP of 2 trillion),
Africa, your sufferings have been the theme that has arrested & engaged my heart.
It is a region of high plains and of mountains, having limited fertility but esteemed for natural beauty. Its
Secret History of the Mongols:
Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka.
Africa is to be pitied, worshipped or dominated
China, hidden and mysterious, has always interested me.
Where the most beautiful wild flowers grow, there mans spirit is fed and poets grow.
The east is not for me
the sensuous spiritual voluptuousness, the curious sensitiveness of the naked people, their black, bottomless, hopeless eyes.
they make a desert and call it peace'.
Afghanistan is a land-locked country.
Some have called Afghanistan 'the graveyard of empires,' and it probably is the graveyard of empires.
Over the years, I've spent time in Saudi Arabia, the Bekaa Valley, Afghanistan, Jordan, and Kenya, among other vacation hotspots.
My three-year ride by horse from Mongolia to Hungary was the most difficult, most revealing, and interesting of any of my travels. Travelling by horse, you're far more engaged and dependent on the land and other people than by any other means.
The East Turkestan Islamic Movement, named for an old Uighur name for Xinjiang, is a shadowy group that operates largely out of Afghanistan and Pakistan and is devoted to expelling the Chinese Communist Party from northwestern China.
Egypt! from whose all dateless tombs arose Forgotten Pharaohs from their long repose, And shook within their pyramids to hear A new Cambyses thundering in their ear; While the dark shades of forty ages stood Like startled giants by Nile's famous flood.
India I have visited a great many times, though there is a lot about it I will never understand.
Straddling the top of the world, one foot in China and the other in Nepal, I cleared the ice from my oxygen mask, hunched a shoulder against the wind, and stared absently down at the vastness of Tibet.
Bakhchisaray was formerly the capital of the Crimean khanate and once an important crossroad of the Silk Road, where traders met from across the Black Sea, the steppes of Central Asia, Russia, and eastern Europe.
Afghanistan, one of the most inconspicuous nations on earth. In 1946 it was just emerging from the bronze age, a land incredibly old, incredibly tied to an ancient past. At the embassy we used to say, Kabul today shows what Palestine was like at the time of Jesus.
Africa the continent is not just what we see on the news. It's ... not AIDS, and it's not just war and poverty. It's so much more. It's an abundant continent, and Botswana is an abundant place.
China, slavishly dedicated to ancient scholars, incapable of generating within herself sufficient rulers to continue, without bloodshed, a nation.
I spent about a year traveling overland from Egypt through Sudan and Ethiopia, and eventually into East Africa.
A land even more remote, America, which is farther than death.
In 2007, I did a horseback trip across part of central Mongolia with my 13-year-old son - we encountered Marco Polo at all these historical places where Mongolian nomads would reference his accounts and his relationship with Kublai Khan.
This country, the Republic of Indonesia, does not belong to any group, nor to any religion, nor to any ethnic group, nor to any group with customs and traditions, but the property of all of us from Sabang to Merauke!
Only with the greatest of simplifications, for the sake of convenience, can we say Africa. In reality, except as a geographical term, Africa doesn't exist.
Istanbul ... the constant beating of the wave of the East against the rock of the West ...
You are in a country that comes and goes, where the people have been mistreated but rarely oppose. Borders have changed by rulers from afar, although sometimes closer than neighbourhoods are. Their religion is sacred and the heavens smile down, but the history they keep will lead you to frown...
A country peopled by peasants, priests and pixies.
There's a country spread out in the sky, a credulous carpet of rainbows and crepuscular plants: I move toward it just a bit haggardly, trampling a gravedigger's rubble still moist from the spade to dream in a bedlam of vegetables.
To Pakistan? Or Afghanistan? Or Wherever-the-fuck-istan?
I always tell people I'm very large in Uzbekistan.
someone in Tunis. Halabi
British physician, West African Countries and Peoples Man's place is higher than the sky. Respect for man is the underlying spirit of civilization.
We live in a regime built on force and lies. In essence, it's the same here as in Uzbekistan, except the government here is better at presenting itself to the outside world.
No despot ever flung forth his legions to die in foreign conquest, no privilege-ruled nation ever erupted across its borders, to lock in death embrace with another, but behind them loomed the driving power of a population too large for its boundaries and its natural resources.
There's a Tibetan saying: 'Wherever you have friends that's your country, and wherever you receive love, that's your home.'" There
For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region.
Algeria is what allowed me to accept myself.
I'm looking forward to a good night's sleep on the soil of a friend. [on an upcoming trip to Denmark]
I was born in a place humans call central Africa, in a dense rain forest so beautiful, no crayons could ever do it justice.
Shaped like Texas, but twice as big, Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. It exports almost nothing - mostly just cotton, gold and livestock - and doesn't have enough money to import much of anything, either.
Africa is people may seem too simple and too obvious to some of us. But I have found in the course of my travels through the world that the most simple things can still givwe us a lot of trouble, even the brightest among us: this is particularly so in matters concerning Africa.
Egypt is the First Nome. New York is the twenty-first. What's the last one, the Three-hundred-and-sixtieth?" "That would be Antarctica," Zia said. "A punishment assignment. Nothing there but a couple of cold magicians and some magic penguins." "Magic penguins?" "Don't ask.
There are many Africas.
I have lived my life defined as a refugee in Nepal and India, a resident alien and immigrant in the United States. At last, I am a Tibetan in Tibet, a Khampa in Kham, albeit as a tourist in my occupied and tethered country.
roads of magnetized air.
To go great distance,
Yet how often
that set out for Peru
arrives in China,
consulting the charts
the whole journey.
My mother always said I must be part Mongolian because of my lotus-pale complexion and squid-ink black hair.
In the Mongol perspective, challenges choose us, but we choose how to respond. Destiny brings the opportunities and the misfortunes, and the merit of our lives derives from those unplanned moments.
The Land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Although the vast country which we have been describing was inhabited by many indigenous tribes, it may justly be said at the time of its discovery by Europeans to have formed one great desert. The Indians occupied without possessing it.
OH MY GOD! In Thailand, they've got the spiciest food I've ever had in my life!
Canada, or as i call them, America Light.
In the end, for congenial sympathy, for poetry, for work, for original feeling and expression, for perfect companionship with one's friends
give me the country.
India, which is the nursery of the great faiths of the world
Antarctica. You know, that giant continent at the bottom of the earth that's ruled by penguins and seals.
Tibet is a beautiful and richly endowed region of our great motherland.
I cannot forget the place that I come from. The Congo is much in need.
Homeland of patience, land of the Russian people.
Micronesia. "It was near Guam," Steve Blauner says. "A guy that sick to
North Korea is the country that the monkeys in the Wizard of Oz came from.
America ... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.
There are countries of the world, and regions of one's own mind, where it is unwise to travel.
Land of Heart's Desire Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood, But joy is wisdom, time an endless song.
Before you there lie the Steppes, my darling - only the Steppes, the naked Steppes, the Steppes that are as bare as the palm of my hand. There there live only heartless old women and rude peasants and drunkards. There the trees have already shed their leaves. There abide but rain and cold.
What is Africa, anyway? Even I don't know what Africa is, entirely. But I know that it's not some of these simplified sound bites you hear in America.
The land of milk and honey, they say it is the land of money.