After shearing the sheep, the wool of the sheep is cut in smaller pieces. It is then used to make felt which are essential as covers for the yurts, saddles, blankets, carpets etc...At the Kyrgyz settlement of Ak Chyktash (Mullah Abdul Kassim's camp, aka Mullah Bachik)...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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After shearing the sheep, the wool of the sheep is cut in smaller pieces. It is then used to make felt which are essential as covers for the yurts, saddles, blankets, carpets etc...At the Kyrgyz settlement of Ak Chyktash (Mullah Abdul Kassim's camp, aka Mullah Bachik)...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.


  • Afghanistan
  • Asia
  • Central Asia
  • Kirghiz
  • Kyrgyz
  • Matthieu Paley
  • Pamir
  • Roof of the world
  • Toit du monde
  • Wakhan corridor
  • adventure
  • expedition
  • felt
  • images
  • indoor
  • man
  • people
  • photography
  • remote
  • scissors
  • sheep
  • silk road
  • summer
  • wool
  • work