PANAM-SUR 2012
To Khorog
To Kalaikhum (2)
Humanitarian help kept the region from starving after 5 years of brutal civil war in the 1990's...

Humanitarian help kept the region from starving after 5 years of brutal civil war in the 1990's...
To Kalaikhum (3)
To Kalaikhum (5)
To Kalaikhum (6)
To Kalaikhum (7)
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To Kalaikhum (10)
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To Kalaikhum (23)
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To Kalaikhum (31)
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To Kalaikhum (41)
The Sagirdasht Pass 3.252 m

The Sagirdasht Pass 3.252 m
To Kalaikhum (45)
To Kalaikhum (58)
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To Kalaikhum (63)
To Kalaikhum (64)
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To Kalaikhum (75)
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To Kalaikhum (88)
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To Kalaikhum (112)
To Kalaikhum (118)
To Kalaikhum (119)
To Kalaikhum (121)
To Kalaikhum (122)
The Panj River forms the western half of Tajikistans southern border with Afghanistan

The Panj River forms the western half of Tajikistans southern border with Afghanistan
To Kalaikhum (127)
Afghan people across the river

Afghan people across the river
To Kalaikhum (133)
To Kalaikhum (132)
To Kalaikhum (137)
Afghan village

Afghan village
To Kalaikhum (138)
To Kalaikhum (139)
Another typical Tajik gas station

Another typical Tajik gas station
To Kalaikhum (140)
To Kalaikhum (141)
To Kalaikhum (142)
American built bridges are connecting Afghanistan and Tajikistan in several places

American built bridges are connecting Afghanistan and Tajikistan in several places
To Kalaikhum (143)
To Kalaikhum (144)
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To Kalaikhum (153)
To Kalaikhum (147)
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To Kalaikhum (167)
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To Kalaikhum (171)
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To Kalaikhum (178)
We're having lots of fun with the Afghan children across the river

We're having lots of fun with the Afghan children across the river
To Kalaikhum (184)
To Kalaikhum (186)
To Kalaikhum (191)
Our place for the night

Our place for the night
Kalaikhum to Khorog (2)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (4)
Luckily the land was cleared of landmines already

Luckily the land was cleared of landmines already
Kalaikhum to Khorog (5)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (10)
Afghan villages and fields up high in the mountains

Afghan villages and fields up high in the mountains
Kalaikhum to Khorog (39)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (40)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (41)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (44)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (56)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (53)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (54)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (57)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (58)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (59)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (62)
Tajik villages are small oases where everything is hidden behind walls and trees

Tajik villages are small oases where everything is hidden behind walls and trees
Kalaikhum to Khorog (70)
Landmine clearing in progress on the Afghan river bank

Landmine clearing in progress on the Afghan river bank
Kalaikhum to Khorog (68)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (77)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (83)
Border control

Border control
Kalaikhum to Khorog (81)
Checking out my dad's old Russian-made binoculars

Checking out my dad's old Russian-made binoculars
Kalaikhum to Khorog (85)
Crossing the river and for a short time we are on Afghan territory

Crossing the river and for a short time we are on Afghan territory
Kalaikhum to Khorog (91)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (90)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (93)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (94)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (107)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (110)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (113)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (119)
Afghan school

Afghan school
Kalaikhum to Khorog (115)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (117)
School is out

School is out
Kalaikhum to Khorog (120)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (123)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (124)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (136)
The road into Khorog, the capital of the GBAO region

The road into Khorog, the capital of the GBAO region
Kalaikhum to Khorog (147)
Calm again after heavy fighting in July that offically left more than 40 people dead

Calm again after heavy fighting in July that offically left more than 40 people dead
Kalaikhum to Khorog (128)
Just one of several schools and colleges in Khorog, mostly sponsored by the Aga Khan Foundation

Just one of several schools and colleges in Khorog, mostly sponsored by the Aga Khan Foundation
Kalaikhum to Khorog (130)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (133)
Khorog to Murgab (8)
The bazaar

The bazaar
Khorog to Murgab (2)
Khorog to Murgab (3)
Khorog to Murgab (5)
Khorog to Murgab (7)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (156)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (144)
Left over from the Soviet-era

Left over from the Soviet-era
Kalaikhum to Khorog (152)
Central park

Central park
Kalaikhum to Khorog (154)
Kalaikhum to Khorog (157)
The Ismailis in the GBAO region are welcome their spiritual leader, the Aga Khan

The Ismailis in the GBAO region are welcome their spiritual leader, the Aga Khan
Khorog to Murgab (10)
Great place for the night just outside of Khorog

Great place for the night just outside of Khorog