I don't know the area you describe - I can only give you general info about travel in Af:
Maps are no help to you at all. Don't try ANY roads outside Kabul without getting up to the minute local info from someone reliable, e.g. an aid agency which uses the roads in question. You will probably be shot like that poor Italian guy. (Search on this site and you'll find him.)
I have a friend who works in Af and I recently spent time there....it's hard to imagine a more risky country to travel in. Give it a try, but don't take any risks - you really need to be in a convoy with aid agency or military vehicles and even then you may well be shot or killed by a mine. It happens to aid agency staff every week, even though they have guards, security advisors, etc. 99% of the people are incredibly friendly and law abiding. Unfortunately the bad 1% control pretty much everything outside Kabul.
[This message has been edited by nick_horley (edited 25 March 2004).]
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