Starwatching in the Wakhan

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Stargazing in the Wakhan One thing we were surprised by during our time in the Wakhan: how beautiful the stars were. Even in large villages like Ishkashim and Langar, there was generally so little light pollution that we had an …

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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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Ishkashim Village – Things To Do In Town

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Ishkashim Village Ishkashim village is the largest settlement in the Wakhan, and one of the central tourist attractions in the area as well. Every saturday, on a small strip of land a couple kilometers outside of town, the normally quiet …

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