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The road down to Kalai Khum  

The road down to Kalai Khum

Hitting the high way

August 7th 2017
The are two options to head east from Dushanbe: "North" via the actual Pamir Highway is the more direct route, though the road condition is worse and it crosses a very high pass. Or "South" via Kulob (splitting from the Pamir Highway at Vahdat and rejoining at Kalaikhum). It picks up following the Afghanistan border earlier and while 200km longer is in better condition. Some also say the scenery i ... read more
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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
8th February 2018

High ways and byways
Which way which road? All the better for you guys if you can score a driver with no English it seems. This way then...the rougher more remote the better! Ah...warms the heart...must be our antipodean spirits!

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