Photos of the Afghanistan Wakhan

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Photography of the Afghanistan Wakhan Still the best in adventure and travel and photography (all at once!), National Geographic has some amazing pictures from Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. If you’re looking for a little visual inspiration of why you might want …

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Ishkashim Border Market: The People

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Faces of the Ishkashim Border Market For many travelers headed to the Wakhan , the border market at Ishkashim is the closest they will actually get to being in Afghanistan during their trip. If you’re in the Wakhan area of …

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Wakhani Hospitality – Ratm Edition

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Wakhani Hospitality On of the inspirations for starting this page was the incredible hospitality displayed by people met in the Wakhan, and to encourage more travelers to go out and experience these fine folks. One family, in particular, sticks to …

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Drizh Village Portraits

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Drizh Village – Tajik Wakhan The village of Drizh is an unassuming place, with none of the big-ticket fortresses or petroglyphs found in the rest of the Wakhan Corridor that reliably bring in travelers. It is, however, a lovely little …

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Wakhan Portraits

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Wakhan Portraits These little dudes, met somewhere outside the village of Yamg, were hard at work for the day. It was a brief encounter, a couple of smiles, a photo, and a laugh. Just another example, though, of the super …

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