Abdul Walli's yurt as night sets in - Made of interlaced sticks covered with felt, these portable homes are packed up and reassembled twice a year. Wooden doors are imported to the treeless plateau from lower altitudes...Daily life at the Khan (chief) summer camp of Kara Jylga...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China, Tajikistan and Pakistan.

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Abdul Walli's yurt as night sets in - Made of interlaced sticks covered with felt, these portable homes are packed up and reassembled twice a year. Wooden doors are imported to the treeless plateau from lower altitudes...Daily life at the Khan (chief) summer camp of Kara Jylga...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China, Tajikistan and Pakistan.


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