Pamir Highway trip Day 1 - Dushanbe to Kalai Kuln July 12th 2016 July 12 - Pamir Highway trip Day 1 - Dushanbe to Kalai Kuln
My birthday, and I was up every hour from 3am, when a roommate came back from the bathroom. Out of bed at 5:30am. Stomach problems, but unclear what. I so hope this passes and doesn't become the only thing I remember from this two week trip I'm about to embark on.
I got packed up and had breakfast with Anna, and then we were off to ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Kalikum 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