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Riding High: the Final Push Across the Pamir Plateau

“Injection” the nurse said intently. “Ummmm…I don’t know” answered Morgan uneasily. But the nurse wouldn’t have any of it. She waved him off and started digging through a plastic shopping bag, spilling unmarked bags of pills and wads of gauze … Continue reading

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One Day in the Pamirs

Masks of Apathy We’d been on the bike for 6 hours and 15 minutes when the road turned bad again.  The road was carved into the side of a cliff, the Panj River dashing downwards beneath it.  Above us were … Continue reading

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