Kunduz in northern Afghanistan was the last stronghold of the Taliban. It fell on 26 November 2001, after a siege that lasted two weeks. During that time, it is claimed that Pakistani planes evacuated thousands of Pakistani military personnel who had been fighting alongside the Taliban, as well as a number of Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters.
Officially, it is called Fremont Central Park. The lake is named after the city of Elizabeth in Australia, Fremont's sister city. The park and lake were both created in the 1960s.
Kite fishing is also practised in Indonesia, as seen in this video:
Sport fishermen are increasingly experimenting with this technique.