Thu. Dec 3rd, 2020

Meet the last nomads from Afghanistan’s Pamir Mountains

A route into the Afghan Pamir Mountains is now possible through Ishkashim (in the Northeast) to explore this previously inaccessible part of the planet, deservedly under consideration for World Heritage Site status.

The mountain area is being considered as a World Heritage Site. Picture: Tracey Croke. Source: Supplied

It’s understandable that even the most adventurous traveller might be a little anxious about coming across some post-conflict hostility.

The long journey is worth it for the beautiful people. Picture: Tracey Croke.

The long journey is worth it for the beautiful people. Picture: Tracey Croke. Source: Supplied

But those few who have made the journey only speak of hospitable, generous and humble people who welcome the intrepid with invitations into their cozy family yurts (felt covered tents) for warm freshly baked flatbread and mugs of hot yak-milk tea.

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