Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway: A Decaying Lifeline to the East

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The Pamir Highway between Osh and Sary Tash, Kyrgyzstan, is paved, painted, and somewhat maintained.

Ask anyone selling just about anything in Tajikistan’s lonely eastern outpost of Murgab where they got it, and odds are they’re going to give the same answer: Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

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Keith Mellnick is a freelance writer and photographer currently working in Central Asia.

Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway: A Decaying Lifeline to the East

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