Chapter 18

47. The weather closed in during the final ascent to the Khunjerab Pass (photograph courtesy of Carla Smit)

48. Beyond the pass the shining domes of the Pamirs replaced the saw-toothed ridges and tapering steeples of the Karakorams

49. Downtown Kashgar, where order and symmetry prevailed

50. The livestock section of Kashgar’s celebrated Sunday market, where they did not (photograph courtesy of Carla Smit)

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