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Wakhan Valley  

Wakhan Valley

Yamchun Fort
Strutting the Pamirs on my flip-flops

July 4th 2010
Flip-flops and the Pamirs don't go together according to some, but I say there is no better combination. And to prove the point I have been using them in abundance while I visited the region. Most people called me crazy and if I had died and instantly preserved I am sure I would have caused quite a conundrum to future archaeologists. I can imagine the conversation going on: 'We thought these were ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Murgab

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
4th May 2012

Dude, this is not the Wakhan. It is misleading to say so. All of these pictures are in Tajikistan, and not in the Wakhan corridor.
7th May 2012

The Wakhan corridor straddles the Tadjik-Afghan border. So I am not misleading anybody when I am stating these pictures are of the Wakhan corridor. They are, just not the Afghan side, and I don't claim they are from the Afghan side either.

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