Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Amazing Tajikistan 2 - The Pamirs

The photo's from the Pamir plateau in Eastern Tajikistan. My route has been: Dushanbe, Khorog, Ishkashim, Wakhan Valley, Khorog, Murgab and on to Sary Tash in Kyrgyzstan.
Dushanbe to Khorog
On the road to Ishkashim
The beautiful Wakhan valley. On the other side of the river Pyanj lies Afghanistan
On the road from Khorog to Murgab
The edge of civilization: Murgab (3600m)
My host family in Murgab
Murgab to Kyrgyz border
Tajik - Kyrgyz border at Kyzyl-Art pass (4200m)

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Amazing Tajikistan

Some photos from my first two weeks in the republic of Tajikistan. As with all the other countries I visited in the past half year, the stories will come later.......Dushanbe
On the road to Iskander Kul
Anzob pass (on the way to Iskander Kul)Iskander Kul (Alexander's lake, named after Alexander the Great)Hissar