The Torugart Pass

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Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, the Tien Shan Mountains come into view

Still in China, heading towards the border with Krygzstan

Still in China, the Tien Shan Mountains come into view

Still in China, the Tien Shan Mountains come into view

Still in China, the Tien Shan Mountains come into view

Still in China, and into the snow of the Tien Shan Mountains

Still in China, and into the snow of the Tien Shan Mountains

My first experience of real snow

Almost at the pass

The barbed wire fence of The Torugart Pass; just out of view to the right are armed Kyrghi guards

Through The Torugart Pass and into Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Through The Torugart Pass and into Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Through The Torugart Pass and into Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Through The Torugart Pass and into Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Krygyzstan and The Tien Shan Mountains

Local tribesman herding the traditional way on the grassy plains in the foothills of The Tien Shan Mountains

Local tribesman herding the traditional way on the grassy plains in the foothills of The Tien Shan Mountains

Local tribesman herding the traditional way on the grassy plains in the foothills of The Tien Shan Mountains

Local tribesman herding the traditional way on the grassy plains in the foothills of The Tien Shan Mountains

The grassy plains in the foothills of The Tien Shan Mountains

The locals are very friendly and come out to say hello

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