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Bikepacking Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway

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On a bikepacking journey from Beijing to Istanbul, intrepid cyclists traverse the Pamir Highway in Tajikistan. This road is perched at just over 4,000 meters of altitude which makes it one of the highest roads on earth, and the lack of infrastructure and thin air make this part of the Silk Road a grueling challenge. Watch as filmmaker Jacob Warner takes in the sights and counts the miles as exhaustion sets in, and follow him in his continued adventures on Instagram here.

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