The Karakoram Highway follows the old Silk Road route between China’s Xinjiang Province and Pakistan’s Gilgit–Baltistan region across the Karakorum. It’s the highest paved international road in the world as the Khunjerab Pass reaches an altitude of 4,693 meters.
In September we rented a taxi in Kashgar (I was there with my girl and we found two other travelers to share the cost of the car, 1,400 RMB for two days) and drove along the Karakorum Highway till Tashkurgan, a town close to the border with Tagikistan and Pakistan.
This article is the photo story of our trip. Enjoy! [Read more…]