Matcha 2005: From Djiptyk valley to Vorukh enclave

 

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Lower part of Djiptyk valley (green on one side, dry on the other)

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Views along Djiptyk valley

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Ascending Djiptyk pass (3810m)

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Djiptyk valley seen from Djiptyk pass

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The final descent into the Vorukh enclave (Tajikistan)

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Our last campsite under apricot trees

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Our rendez-vous with the car that will bring us back to Osh (the fact that we found the car at exactly the time and place we had planned, while none of us, nor the driver, had ever been there before, is a bit magical for me)

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A few hours later, enjoying shashliks and vodka at a restaurant in Osh

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Photos:

-          From Daugman village to Dvoynoy pass

-          From Kshemysh river to Shurovski glacier

-          From Mingteke pass to Kara-Tur valley