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Getting closer to the Torugart Pass  

Getting closer to the Torugart Pass

For the Journey, not the Destination: The Torugart Pass & Karakoram Highway

September 30th 2010
The next day we had a 5.30am start to cross the border to China through the Torugart pass, one of the toughest & most remote border crossings in the world. Of the few homes we passed, many were made out of old disused train carriages, rusted single skeletons made new, usually with a yurt nearby, and a broken out house metres away. There were many shepherds, many herds of horses & goats, and miles ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstani Flag A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
18th March 2012

Love this photo. Love the blog. Love the adventure!
20th March 2012

Love you for saying so!

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