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Kabul Korrespondence

Fresh, factual, and funky view of Afghanistan and the surrounding Central Asian region

Back from the Wak

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

You may have or may not have not noticed that there has been no posts for the lasts few weeks. The reason being is that I have been away on assignment / holiday in the Wakhan Corrdor.

Myself and 3 other Journo's (friends) rode motorcycles for 12 days over 1500 kms to basically the end of the world.

It was a action packed trip through the Badakhshan province('Badaction' as the local call it). The tour was full of dramas, accidents, laughs and interesting interactions with the local Wakhi people.
Id like to show the extensive collection of images...BUT! you'll have to wait for the magazine article, exhibition and TV documentary.

More details to come.
posted by Travis, 9:36 am


Wow! Sounds amazing. Kinda like 'The Long Way Round' only more hardcore.

Congratulations to your students, by the way, on the jobs and awards. You must be very proud.
commented by Anonymous Linnet, 10:39 am  
Looks a bit like the Che Geuvarra trip trough South America, but then slightly different...
What a harsh country.
Good portraits!
Cheers, Erik
commented by Anonymous Erik Ruttgers, 10:53 pm  
Hey Trav,

Sounds like an awesome adventure. Good to hear you are alive and well and living life to the full.
Loooking forward to seeing more of your pictures.

commented by Anonymous Misha, 3:48 am  
i look forward to the article etc.
you may like to look at my blog on wakhan visit to find the Ice Caves and source of the Oxus last year.
I have not yet put in the photos etc but will do so next week.

Bill colegrave bill@billcolegrave.com
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