Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Khorugh, Tajikistan
Aug 22, 2008 - Khorugh
Pic #3670-3715 Up at 6:45, lv at 8 am...great hot shower/bath, first in 4 days altho the hot springs yesterday did a fine job on the bod as well. Just out of town we pass the bridge to Afghan where they have a Sat market on the bridge, we miss it by a day...on down the road, now paved and a bit wider, the river valley widens considerable and we see much more agric on Afghan side across the valley, especially on the alluvial fans formed by rivers coming out of the Hindu Kush. The wide valley also makes for incr agric on the Tajik side, even...Jump to full entry
Jul 16, 2008 - Khorog
The road from Darwaz to Khorog is challenging! At the same time the views and scenery are absolutely stunning (no picture can reflect it). It travels all the way along the border with Afghanistan which is marked by a wild river at this time of the year when the snow and ice from the glaciers is melting and the ice cold water follows the rules of gravity. At some point during the trip there were road works going on. They didn't hold us up for very long and it was interesting to watch, these workers have courage to manoevre with the heavy...Jump to full entry
Jul 22, 2005 - Khorog, by plane, luckily?
Y tu que harias si te dan la opcion: 25 horas de coche para recorrer 580 kilometros o una hora de avion, volando entre las montanas, rozando los picos con el ala, aterrizando en el valle, donde parece que no hay sitio? Pues va y nosotros tomamos la segunda. Y lo que costo... Parece facil comprar un billete de avion, no? Vas al aeropuerto, a una taquilla, dices tu destino, pagas y te vas con tu billete a casita, a esperar al dia siguiente, el vuelo. Pues aqui, obviamente, no podia funcionar asi. Para empezar porque el vuelo Dushanbe -...Jump to full entry