Gone worldseeing

Actually cycled route (13243 km in 20 countries):

The Pamir Highway: Day 5

Today, we had to cycle our highest mountain pass so far: 3252,8m!

In the morning we cycled through beautiful valleys:

Then we got higher:

And higher:

And higher:

The M41 is the main supply route to the GBAO region, so there are actually trucks going in both directions on these roads:

Lunch break with superb view:

The first patches of snow:

There are still a lot of mines next to the mountain pass. Be careful where you step!

Yesss! We made it!

Going down!

More mine warnings:

Changing brake pads:

The next part going down was simply stunning. The photos don't really do it justice, but there you go:

Cooking some noodles:

Arriving in Qalai Khumb. The mountains in the distance are already in Afghanistan: