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Murgab Pamir Hwy  
   

Murgab Pamir Hwy

Finally no people

April 26th 2009
It was a Tour de France moment, minus the speed. Cycling out of Murgab, it felt special for a while, as locals yelled and whistled to grab my attention. Kids running along the bike cheering, but that was for a reason. I was told earlier in the week that I was the first backpacker of the season. Here for 5 days I would be 320km from the nearest tourist and that tourist was riding on a bike. With it ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Dushanbe

Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
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Tot: 0.108s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 9; qc: 16; dbt: 0.0136s; 16; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 1; ; mem: 6.4mb