The wild and savage altitudes of Badakshan and Kafiristan by no means exhaust the unexplored 512 tracts of Afghanistan.
The northern frontier is split by the narrow Minjan valley of Badakshan, which seems to rise in the very heart of Kafiristan.
They were tall and black, and coming home I saw them fight like wild goats — there are lots of goats in Kafiristan.
Kafiristan is, however, in these modern days very much curtailed as the home of the Kafir.
What did you and Daniel Dravot do when the camels could go no further because of the rough roads that led into Kafiristan?
This is a part of unexplored Kafiristan rather than Badakshan, and he will be a bold man indeed who undertakes its investigation.
To this day hymns are unwittingly sung to Bacchus in the dales and glens of Kafiristan.
They were tall and black, and coming home I saw them fight like wild goats—there are lots of goats in Kafiristan.