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The Karakoram Highway, China

June 16th 2005
Hi again, A little bit south-west of Kashgar (that is - about 400 km), is a pass through the mountains that connects the Chinese Silk Road with the Indian subcontinent, and actually connects China to the western world. The pass, 4700 m high, is the border between China and Pakistan. The way to the border is called the Karakoram Highway (even though a highway is not the name I would choose ... read more
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