A Kyrgyz horseman prepares to go and check on his herd of sheep and goats outside of the village of Ghaz Khan. The Pamir Kyrgyz live at high elevations on the Pamir Mountains and leave only during the spring and summer months.
Itching for a getaway in an exciting new locale, with maybe some backpacking or surfing? These three trips offer all that and more - namely, surrounding areas often known for violence, corruption and drugs. But don't say no just yet. We did some investigating to put your mind at ease.
Ride the Wakhan
Trek Copper Canyon, Mexico
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