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Tajikistan| Exploring Pamir Highway “Roof of the World”, Rangkul & Shorkul Lakes

The “Roof of the World” has been used to describe the mountainous high altitude interior of Asia, but the term was first applied to the Pamirs. In the 19th century, a British explorer wrote that it was a “native expression” … Continue reading

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Manali to Leh, Part II: Higher passes to heaven & gigantic landscapes

After crossing the Baralacha La, you come down into an open plain with still water, which reflects the surroundings. The landscape begins to take a different

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Hills of northern Manipur, Nagas, & staying with police n new friends

I wanted to get into the heart of Nagaland and really experience places away from where any foreigner would ever go, so I looked at my map and found the craziest looking out-of-the-way route. Steve and I had actually laughed … Continue reading

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Northern Laos: Nong Khiaw, grumpy people, opium ladies, driveway sleeping, & goodbye

I like Laos, but it reminds me of going through Vietnam in that the people get a bit colder and more serious as you get further north. The warmth and open arms of the the people in the south slowly … Continue reading

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Corrupt Cambodian borders (Koh Kong), killer roads and weirdos

If you keep heading southeast in to Trat province along the gulf of Thailand, the country grows thinner and thinner until you reach the narrowest point. Theres a couple of signs pointing to an area, but it’s just an ugly … Continue reading

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