I spend the day driving through the legendary ancient trade route along a remote stretch of the border with Afghanistan. Click here to read about the amazing Wakhan.
I hiked to a remote village that is not accessible by car and then visited the largest city in eastern Tajikistan. Click here to read Part 2 of my Pamir Highway adventure.
For the first two days of my 10-day Tajik road trip, we traversed the scenic border with Afghanistan. We survived bumpy roads and a brief encounter with the Taliban. Click here to read about this adventure.
I visited an ancient fortress outside of Dushanbe and crashed a Tajik wedding! Click here to read about this eventful day.
I got my first taste of the mountains of Tajikistan with an overnight trip to the Fann Mountains north of Dushanbe. There, I visited the world’s prettiest lake and had a homestay with a rural family. Click here to read about this amazing place.
My first and last stop in Tajikistan was its capital Dushanbe. The city is a great introduction to the weirdness of Central Asia. Click here to read about my time.
I spent 3 days in one of the most beautiful national parks in the US as well as the surrounding areas. Click here to read about my trip to Glacier National Park in Montana.
Located next to the world-famous Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park has giant sequoias and high Sierra scenery. Click here to read about my 2 days in Kings Canyon National Park.
On my way to visit Kings Canyon National Park, I stopped for the day in Fresno. While not the most interesting city, there was enough to see to spend a day here. Click here to read about my day in Fresno.
Just 90 minutes south of the US/Mexico border in San Diego is the chill port city of Ensenada and Mexico´s most famous wine region. Click here to read about this undiscovered gem that is so close to Southern California.