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The Pamirs – Khorog to Dushanbe

The second highest Botanical Gardens in the world

The second highest Botanical Gardens in the world

We arrived in Khorog at lunch time – hungry, dusty and ready for a bit of a break from the crazy roads.
Khorog is the capital of the Gorno-Badakhhan (GBAO) area and sits right on the Tajik/Afghan borderline. It is large and well stocked in comparison to the numerous tiny villages that we had driven through to get there.
We all parked up on the Northern side of the river at the entrance to the Botanical Gardens – interestingly the worlds second highest. We took a lazy walk through the gardens – such a massive contrast to what we had just been doing an hour before.
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