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Or was the Second Anglo-Afghan War actually fought in the Pyrenees?

The 92nd Highlanders & 2nd Goorkhas storming Gaudi Mullah Sahabdad at Candahar, Richard Caton Woodville (1881)

The 92nd Highlanders & 2nd Goorkhas storming Gaudi Mullah Sahabdad at Candahar, Richard Caton Woodville (1881)

It confuses Antoni “Everything comes from the great book of Nature” Gaudí with whatever Gaudi means in Pushtu.

No, wait, isn’t that Montserrat in the background?!

(Pic: Wikimedia Commons. More nominally Muslim fortresses here.)

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Last updated 15/01/2010

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