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Pamir Highway trip Day 5 - Jizeu valley to Khorog

July 16th 2016
July 16 - Pamir Highway trip Day 5 - Jizeu valley to Khorog Today was an early day for all. We wanted to get to the next town as early as possible, because it is Saturday, and on Saturday mornings there is a special Afghan market where people from Afghanistan are allowed to cross the border into one special area for trade. Originally the plan was to go further south to a similar market that is mo ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Khorog

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
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