The city of Qalat is dominated by the large fortress (Qala) that overlooks the town. It was reputed to have been built by Alexander the Great. At the time I was in Afghanistan, all large and impressive structures were either reputed to have been built by Alexander or destroyed by Ghenghis Khan. and sometimes it was true.) The Blair Brainard Peace Corps in Afghanistan Photographic Collection captures the photographers experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan, primarily in the city of Herat, 1965-1968.