Categories: General
      Date: Jul 27, 2010
     Title: A Short Ski in the Hindu Kush

Two women on a horse ski mountaineering odyssey in Afghanistan. Sounds bonkers? Read on

 



With no maps or photos to guide us, we travelled along the krux of the Silk Route through the Hindu Kush and Pamir mountains, stopping wherever a snowy mountain tickled our fancy. A part of the World where only a handful of Westerners have been since Marco polo in 1271, we discovered a place where no one has climbed or seen skis, far away from the bombs and burkas of this beautiful country.  For the whole story, click on the story on the home page.  Photos are up on my flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/suzymadge/sets/72157624346249452/