Ibex horns, gifts of hunters to bring good luck, adorn the mazar of Khoja Big Ali in Langar..Offerings of fabrics adorn a mazar in the Wakhan near Langar. Wakhis attach a lot of importance to such shrines - the burial place of a saint - mixing pre-islamic rites to their Ismaili belief..Trekking back down from the Little Pamir, with yak caravan, over the frozen Wakhan river.

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Ibex horns, gifts of hunters to bring good luck, adorn the mazar of Khoja Big Ali in Langar..Offerings of fabrics adorn a mazar in the Wakhan near Langar. Wakhis attach a lot of importance to such shrines - the burial place of a saint - mixing pre-islamic rites to their Ismaili belief..Trekking back down from the Little Pamir, with yak caravan, over the frozen Wakhan river.


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