National Geographic Photo Story: A Journey Through Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains

In the heart of Central Asia lie the dramatic Pamir Mountains; while the topography of this lofty region poses unique challenges to daily life, new initiatives including those by the Aga Khan Development Network have helped to bring fresh opportunities to some of Tajikistan’s remotest communities. Please click on Pamir Mountains or on photo below to read Christopher Wilton-Steer’s piece in the National Geographic.

National Geographic Photo
Please click on image to read Pamir photo story in the National Geographic.

Date posted: April 21, 2022.


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2 thoughts on “National Geographic Photo Story: A Journey Through Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains

  1. I still remember the good days I spent in Badakhshan, in Khorog at the Nasir Khusraw conference in 2003, with all good friends and gentle-friendly people in front of its rivers and mountains in Pamir, and I am haunted by nostalgia for the melodies of Nasir Khusraw’s poetry:

    Pass by, sweet breeze of Khurasan, (Badakhshan)
    To one imprisoned deep in the valley of Yumgan,
    Who sits huddled in comfortless tight straits,
    Robbed of all wealth, all goods, all hope.

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