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Our planned route - the Pamir Highway in red and our intended Wakhan Valley detour in orange  
   

Our planned route - the Pamir Highway in red and our intended Wakhan Valley detour in orange

Why the Pamirs?

August 6th 2017
A key driver for this trip is our desire to traverse the Pamir mountains. With public transport infrequent hired drivers with 4WDs are the usual mode of travel. We depart Dushanbe with the driver we've found tomorrow for a 10 day Pamir adventure that will take us to Osh in Kyrgyzstan, via the Pamir Highway, with one detour off the highway to travel through the Tajikistan side of the Wakhan Vall ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province

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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