Robert Matzinger's Cycling Karakoram Highway Pages Bikes at the Khunjerab Pass

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KKH - The road

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The picture gallery has several parts:

Rawalpindi Part 1: Rawalpindi
An incredible busy town and starting point of our journey.

Cycling in Kohistan Part 2: Hazara and Kohistan
An archaic and sometimes frightening, but still fascinating country.

Cycling under the Nanga Parbat Part 3: Gilgit and Nanga Parbat Area
The busy center of Hunza and cycling below one of the highest mountains on earth.

Hunza Part 4: Hunza
Happy valley under the Rakaposhi Peak.

Mountains and Mist Part 5: Upper Hunza and the Khunjerab Pass
Lonesome mountain areas near the border.

Caravan at the Karakul Lake Part 6: Xinjiang Highlands
Highlands of unimaginable size, surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Crystal clear air and a culture that seems not to have changed since Sven Hedin has traveled here.

Textile Dealer in Kashgar Part 7: Kashgar
A faszinating and exotic town. A place to relax, but also to discover "Sunday Market", said to be the biggest market in central asia.

Upper Indus Valley Part 8: Back to Gilgit, Gilgit-Skardu Road and Skardu
Four days cycling in the narrow valley, the Indus roaring below us, takes us to the Skardu desert in the center of Baltistan.

Cycling in Kohistan
See also the "Faces of the Karakoram Highway" Collection

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Last modified Feb. 97