Day 8 Pamir Highway - Murghab to Karakul Lake August 16th 2017 Yesterday we travelled 160km from Murghab to Karakul Lake, driving time without stops was probably around 2.5hrs.
As we left Murghab we picked up 4 Russian hitchhikers. We thought we could only pick up 2 so they did rock, paper, scissors to determine which of them would take the ride, but then Abdesh said that someone could go in the boot, so we made a human sized space amongst all the rucksacks, ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province 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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