Lada Legends I – Lost Lands of Shaimak

Lada Legends I – Lost Lands of Shaimak

Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, July 2015 It didn’t take us all that long to realize that hitchhiking onwards from the remote town of Murghab in direction of Gorno-Badakhshan’s capital at the Afghan-Tajik border, Khorog, would be a tough task. It...
Street music in Tajikistan

Street music in Tajikistan

This tiny country with a population of just about 8 million people doesn’t offer many options when it comes to street art. There is the capital, Dushanbe, with a population of one million, surely no metropolis, but full of contrasts – from simple peasants...
How to get Tajik visa in Kyrgyzstan (+GBAO permit)

How to get Tajik visa in Kyrgyzstan (+GBAO permit)

Most nationalities have to obtain a visa for Tajikistan beforehand, especially when traveling overland. The visa is date-specific, that means fix entry and exit dates have to be named when applying. It is still possible to enter the country later or leave earlier than...