These girls greeted us on the road in the southern Kyrgyz village of Sary Tash. We soon learned why their cheeks were so red: wind-burn. A brutally cold wind picks up in the evenings; it can stop you in your tracks. The night we stayed, the temperature dropped to 15 degrees Celsius below zero. And it was only early autumn.
Read more about our adventures in the Pamirs.
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