Pshart Valley Hike: Pamir Highway Day 3

The short video summary of Day 3 is here. We both woke up around 7:00 AM and had a good breakfast of 2 egg with flatbread (flatbread has been a staple on every meal we've had since entering Kyrgystan). Abdi came by around 9:00 AM to take us to exchange for Tajik money and then … Continue reading Pshart Valley Hike: Pamir Highway Day 3

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Lake Tolpur to Murgab: Pamir Highway Day 2

You can watch the highlights of our second day on the Pamir Highway here.​​ We both woke early around 4:30 AM. Jesse set off for Peak Lenin base camp. Peak Lenin is known as the worlds most accessible 7000er, but notorious for highly volatile weather. We were lucky to be there on a clear two … Continue reading Lake Tolpur to Murgab: Pamir Highway Day 2

The Pamir Highway

When we first started planning our Shabbatical, we knew we wanted to spend time in Central Asia exploring "The 'Stans." We both knew very little about the region except that it's the road less traveled and offered amazing access to nature. In our own experiences we have found that is often when we do things … Continue reading The Pamir Highway