Afghanistan: Fortress of Cannabis

Now available as a hard copy or e-book, Afghanistan: Fortress of Cannabis is a wonderful photographic book by Lucas Strazzeri which documents his 2018 journey through Balkh Province during the cannabis harvest.

Lucas and I first met in 2007 in Peshawar, when I was on a plant hunting trip for authentic, old-school hashish strains (‘landraces’) in the Hindu Kush.

“These were times of high paranoia, not just from relentless consumption of epic quantities of fine hashish but with Pakistan itself in total meltdown….”

To read more, go to the main blog at The Real Seed Company, where you can also find accessions from these adventures such as Tashkurgan and Mazar-i-Sharif.

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