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I made it! In front of Mt Baba Tangi - Sargaz, Afghanistan  
   

I made it! In front of Mt Baba Tangi - Sargaz, Afghanistan

Detained in the Wakhan

May 30th 2013
Two unpredictable elements of travelling in Central Asia – officialdom and transport – conspired against me in my journey to one of the most remote regions on earth. The ribbon of land called the Wakhan Corridor – with the Hindu Kush and Pakistan on one side, with the Panj River and Tajikistan on the other. This is a rarely travelled route, so rare that I was the first tourist to journey alo ... read more
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5th July 2013

YOU MADE IT...WOW
The Wakhan Corridor...please say hello to the Khan of the Tajik from me. I bow before you O Magnificent One...the Camel has been elevated to greatness...taken in your stride as usual!!!
5th July 2013

Thanks Dave!
It was immensely exciting and satisfying to visit the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan. Tough place to travel, probably even harder than the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia, but definitely worth the effort.

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