We will be heading first to Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, to make our last preparations for probably the most challenging part of our trip, the famous Pamir Highway. From Dushanbe, we will head south to Kulob and then on to the river Panj, that also marks the border with Afghanistan. Following the river on the Tajik side, we will pass through Khorugh and then cycle through the Wakhan valley, before we climb up north via Murghab to the highest part of our trip, across several passes at an elevation of up to 4660m. From there, we will continue northwards to Kyrgyzstan.
The rumors are true - immediately after the border from Uzbekistan, there were far fewer car horns. The border crossing was smooth, too. The German Mi→ Continue reading
Arriving at the Panj river, we had hoped that the worst of the heat would be over for now, with the valley being cooled by the river and with us slowl→ Continue reading
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