Standing high above Tashkurgen, surrounded by old Tajik homes and alleys, the Stone City rests on a shattered foundation: a sea of stones littered on a mound of dirt. A rocky path leads up to the remains of what could only have been a magnificent city wall. As I pass the wall, the unthinkable happens: […]
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Regions visited: Karakul Lake – Muztagh Mountain – Tashkorgan Dates: From May 2 to May 6 2011 The first purpose of this trip was to experience a unique and different way to discover this huge region of China, combining human exchanges and trekking. Kashgarguide could entirely fulfilled our expectations by offering us a customized service. […]
What meets your eye is absolutely stunning. The immense mountain ranges are snow-capped and are reflected majestically by the lake. The bright array of colours that meets you suddenly is breath-taking. We are looking at Karakul Lake. Sitting along the road to Tashkorgan from Kashgar is the highest lake in the Pamir mountains.