Tajikistan Part 1 The road to Khorog

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Mobile Petrol station/tanker in Dushanbe. They just park up on the road

Mobile Petrol station/tanker in Dushanbe. They just park up on the road

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For the next few days we follow the Pamir river, the other side of the river is Afganistan

For the next few days we follow the Pamir river, the other side of the river is Afganistan

 

Time to clean the bike

Time to clean the bike

 

Cosy truck stop, our overnight stay. These truckers are hard men if you see the roads they must drive over, respect, although Ian was not keen on them shining a torch in his face and waking him up at 3 am

Cosy truck stop, our overnight stay. These truckers are hard men if you see the roads they must drive over, respect, although Ian was not keen on them shining a torch in his face and waking him up at 3 am

The truck stop

The truck stop

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This is the main highway

This is the main highway

Traffc jam caused by this truck stuck on a nasty gravel hairpin where the stream runs down the hill side.

Traffc jam caused by this truck stuck on a nasty gravel hairpin where the stream runs down the hill side.

See what I mean about the conditions the truckers drive through

See what I mean about the conditions the truckers drive through

Bikes were the only things getting through

Bikes were the only things getting through

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This is the M62 in Tajikistan

This is the M62 in Tajikistan

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Afghan border

Afghan border

Afghanistan village on the other side of the river

Afghanistan village on the other side of the river

Don't mess up your braking, there's no armco to stop you going for a swim

Don’t mess up your braking, there’s no armco to stop you going for a swim

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Luxury in Dushanbe all for less than £50

Luxury in Dushanbe all for less than £50

Even the bikes had quality parking

Even the bikes had quality parking

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