Georgia to Afghanistan


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In an exciting sequel to his 2009 Middle East trip, John set out in 2011 to follow a spectacular branch of the Silk Road from the Caucasus across the Caspian Sea to Samarkand. He then turned south-east to explore the High Pamirs of Tajikistan and Afghanistan – a region well-known to Marco Polo – before finishing in Kashgar, China’s so-called ‘Crossroads of Asia’.

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“It was a treat to be given such an insight . . . not least through your wonderful photographs.”
(Hereford Oxford Society at the Cathedral School)

Follow John’s journey as it happened through his monthly updates:

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