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The fearless “adventurer” who has travelled into some of the world’s most dangerous war zones is once again in Afghanistan after he was evacuated from the country.
Miles Routledge says that life in Kabul is more pleasant than most news reports would suggest, boasting of having had “tea with the Taiban” and even posting a photo of an off-brand Afghan “McDonalds” menu.
"Today," Miles told the Daily Star, "I went to a back alley market to film some content, we found US military gear being sold to Taliban fighters, apparently ISIS regularly buy from them too, so it was crazy to visit."
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He says he's also been speaking to some Taliban fighters to get an insight into how they feel about the West.
According to human rights group Amnesty International, the Taliban routinely commit atrocities; targeting civilians, killing teachers, abducting aid workers and burning down schools, but Miles thinks they're "kind blokes".
“There's a small chance I'll be able to get Afghanistan citizenship and passport on this trip,” he jokes.
Miles is currently studying Physics at Loughborough University but devotes much of his spare time to his travels.
On his latest trip he’s visited an Afghani gym and even an internet café where he played video games on a Playstation 5 – he appeared to be enjoying action game Cyberpunk 2077.
The week Miles has also met some UN people in their secure compound. He says they are "trying to negotiate UK military dogs to be released but the Taliban are claiming they are theirs despite the tags".
On Miles’s Patreon page, he raises money for his various adventures.
“On my trips, I will be going everywhere,” he promises.
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“Recently, I was in Afghanistan during the fall of the nation to the Taliban where I donated a month’s pay cheque to people as I went," Miles said.
“I enjoyed the trip and showed people what the country is actually like for normal people like you and I.
“Previously, I've been Chernobyl, I've also asked the Syrian Embassy to meet Assad and they've said no (for now)."
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He’s very casual about the level of danger he exposes himself to. “"Bro no lie, you can just rock up to Afghanistan on a tourist visa,” he said
“They'll ask you questions but just be honest and respectful. They'll invite you to Taliban tea! Kind blokes!" he wrote in a follow up tweet”.
He says that the Afghan capital, Kabul, is is "stupidly safe," and says: "I'd recommend tourism quite honestly."
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