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Its a long long way to….Tarmac and “civilization?”

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Tajikistan and the Pamir “Highway” Pargol to Murgab

Initially our plan was to get at least another 1/3 of the way to Murgab. We were up at 6 as we were in bed at asleep at 830.

First some breakfast and then we hit the road just before 9.… Read the rest

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Wakhan Valley Road

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Still going south to get to the Wakhan Valley Road. July 13 Dekh to Khorog 118 km

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We were up several times in the night and eventually got up at 730 when the room started to fill with smoke from the fire they had lit outside.… Read the rest

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Clowns to the left of me, Afghanistan to the right. Here I am stuck in the middle with you.

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Tajikistan and the Pamir “Highway” July 12 Tavildara to “2 spots” past Dekh

At 6 am canned music and what sound like propaganda started playing over the loudspeakers of the town. We planned to set out early anyway as we had a very long day.… Read the rest

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Landslides and changes of plans: This one goes way over the top!

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Tajikistan and The Pamir “Highway” Tashkent to Tavildara :

Today it was already 35 at 9 am and we set out of Tashkent, uzbekistan on the way to Khujand, Tajikistan in 170 km. It was a bit of a round about as the road we were routed on was closed and there was quite a bit of traffic.… Read the rest

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