PANAM-SUR 2012
Pamir Highway
Khorog to Murgab (12)
Gateway to the Pamirs or Bam-i-Dunya "The Roof of the World"

Gateway to the Pamirs or Bam-i-Dunya "The Roof of the World"
Khorog to Murgab (18)
Khorog to Murgab (21)
Khorog to Murgab (22)
Khorog to Murgab (24)
Khorog to Murgab (28)
Khorog to Murgab (29)
Fall is here already

Fall is here already
Khorog to Murgab (30)
The road along the Gunt River

The road along the Gunt River
Khorog to Murgab (32)
Khorog to Murgab (33)
Garages from the Soviet-era

Garages from the Soviet-era
Khorog to Murgab (35)
Khorog to Murgab (38)
Khorog to Murgab (41)
Khorog to Murgab (47)
Khorog to Murgab (45)
Khorog to Murgab (52)
Khorog to Murgab (53)
Khorog to Murgab (59)
Khorog to Murgab (61)
The Koi-Tezek Pass

The Koi-Tezek Pass
Khorog to Murgab (62)
Khorog to Murgab (72)
Khorog to Murgab (74)
Khorog to Murgab (77)
Khorog to Murgab (84)
Khorog to Murgab (92)
Khorog to Murgab (16)
Tuz Kul

Tuz Kul
Khorog to Murgab (101)
Khorog to Murgab (107)
Sassyk Kul

Sassyk Kul
Khorog to Murgab (108)
Lost some springs on the road...

Lost some springs on the road...
Khorog to Murgab (113)
...but luckily there was help just around the corner

...but luckily there was help just around the corner
Khorog to Murgab (115)
Khorog to Murgab (116)
Khorog to Murgab (121)
Khorog to Murgab (129)
Khorog to Murgab (130)
Khorog to Murgab (135)
The local repair shop

The local repair shop
Khorog to Murgab (137)
Khorog to Murgab (144)
Lots of experts

Lots of experts
Khorog to Murgab (134)
Khorog to Murgab (138)
Khorog to Murgab (140)
Khorog to Murgab (141)
Khorog to Murgab (143)
Khorog to Murgab (148) copy
We not only got some new springs for the truck, but made new friends too

We not only got some new springs for the truck, but made new friends too
Khorog to Murgab (151)
Khorog to Murgab (153)
Khorog to Murgab (163)
Khorog to Murgab (157)
Khorog to Murgab (160)
Collecting heating fuel for the winter...

Collecting heating fuel for the winter...
Khorog to Murgab (161)
...in form of animal shit ... pardon... droppings

...in form of animal shit ... pardon... droppings
Khorog to Murgab (169)
Badakhshan is divided between Pamiris in the West and Kyrgyz in the East

Badakhshan is divided between Pamiris in the West and Kyrgyz in the East
Khorog to Murgab (162)
Great pasture land which is home to Kyrgyz herders

Great pasture land which is home to Kyrgyz herders
Khorog to Murgab (166)
Looks like we weren't the only ones who lost some springs

Looks like we weren't the only ones who lost some springs
Khorog to Murgab (175)
Khorog to Murgab (182)
Khorog to Murgab (184)
Khorog to Murgab (189)
Khorog to Murgab (190)
Another police checkpoint

Another police checkpoint
Khorog to Murgab (194)
Murgab, half-Tajik and half-Kyrgyz which always leads to some tension

Murgab, half-Tajik and half-Kyrgyz which always leads to some tension
Khorog to Murgab (197)
Khorog to Murgab (199)
Khorog to Murgab (200)
Khorog to Murgab (201)
A warm welcome from Vladimir Ilich Lenin

A warm welcome from Vladimir Ilich Lenin
Khorog to Murgab (205)
Khorog to Murgab (204)
Khorog to Murgab (206)
Khorog to Murgab (208)
Khorog to Murgab (211)
Khorog to Murgab (213)
Khorog to Murgab (222)
Khorog to Murgab (219)
Khorog to Murgab (221)
Trucks from China

Trucks from China
Khorog to Murgab (224)
Khorog to Murgab (228)
Khorog to Murgab (235)
Along the Chinese border

Along the Chinese border
Khorog to Murgab (239)
Khorog to Murgab (251)
Khorog to Murgab (246)
The Ak-Baital Pass

The Ak-Baital Pass
Khorog to Murgab (256)
Khorog to Murgab (257)
The Pamirs contain 3 of the 4 highest mountain in the former Soviet Union

The Pamirs contain 3 of the 4 highest mountain in the former Soviet Union
Khorog to Murgab (259)
Khorog to Murgab (262)
Our freezing cold overnight spot only a few meters away from the Chinese border

Our freezing cold overnight spot only a few meters away from the Chinese border
Khorog to Murgab (252)
Murgab to Border (1)
Murgab to Border (55)
Easy border crossing

Easy border crossing
Murgab to Border (13)
Beautiful Lake Kara Kul

Beautiful Lake Kara Kul
Murgab to Border (16)
Created by a meteor 10 million years ago

Created by a meteor 10 million years ago
Murgab to Border (28)
The highest lake in Central Asia where even Sven Hedin camped on its shore

The highest lake in Central Asia where even Sven Hedin camped on its shore
Murgab to Border (18)
Murgab to Border (20)
Checkpoint before the small village of Karakul

Checkpoint before the small village of Karakul
Murgab to Border (22)
Murgab to Border (29)
Murgab to Border (30)
Murgab to Border (32)
Murgab to Border (36)
Murgab to Border (39)
Murgab to Border (53)
Murgab to Border (59)
Murgab to Border (65)
Murgab to Border (68)
The Tajik border post where we were invited in for tea

The Tajik border post where we were invited in for tea
Murgab to Border (69)
Murgab to Border (73)
Leaving Tajikistan- land of the most friendly people, of breathtaking high-altitude scenery and humbling hospitality

Leaving Tajikistan- land of the most friendly people, of breathtaking high-altitude scenery and humbling hospitality
Murgab to Border (74)
Murgab to Border (80)
No-man's land between border posts

No-man's land between border posts
Murgab to Border (81)
The Kyzyl Art Pass (4.282 m)

The Kyzyl Art Pass (4.282 m)
Murgab to Border (84)
Road service

Road service
Murgab to Border (92)
Murgab to Border (96)
The Kyrgyz border post Bor Döbö

The Kyrgyz border post Bor Döbö
Murgab to Border (97)
Murgab to Border (100)
Murgab to Border (101)
The road back to Sary Tash

The road back to Sary Tash
Murgab to Border (102)