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Hidden Wakhan: a trek through Afghanistan's Pamir Mountains

8 min readPublished Nov 19, 2018

Afghanistan. A place once firmly on the traveller trail rendered, by modern history, virtually unvisited. Much of Afghanistan remains off-limits to…

A rock-strewn landscape gives way to a river running through a dry mountain valley
Sports and fitness

Goat-carcass polo and sheep-bone marbles: Central Asia's traditional sports

5 min readPublished Feb 22, 2017

A crowd roars as a favourite local wrestler pins his opponent for the championship. A rumble of shock as a single horse-and-jockey fall to the back of a…

Goat-carcass polo and sheep-bone marbles: Central Asia's traditional sports