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The first day of riding. The bikes seemed heavy but we were eager to start out journey. Gilget, Northern Pakistan.
  The first day of riding. The bikes seemed heavy but we were eager to start out journey. Gilget, Northern Pakistan.

 


A colorful road side fruit vendor, Pakistan



 
 

Waiting for customers in Gilget, Northern Pakistan
Waiting for customers in Gilget, Northern Pakistan



 
 

Liyang, with her head covered. Gilget, Northern Pakistan
Liyang, with her head covered. Gilget, Northern Pakistan



 
 

It was not long until we hit the first obstacle, a rather large scale rock slide that must have just happened within the last half hour

It was not long until we hit the first obstacle, a rather large scale rock slide that must have just happened within the last half hour



 
 

John looking happy while we investigate how to get the bikes through the rock slide. It was only a few hours later that they were able to clear the whole road, with the help of a lot of dynamite, and some heavy machinery.
John looking happy while we investigate how to get the bikes through the rock slide. It was only a few hours later that they were able to clear the whole road, with the help of a lot of dynamite, and some heavy machinery.



 
 

A well maintained suspension bridge.
A well maintained suspension bridge.



 
 

Popular trees and lush cultivated fields of the Hunza Valley, Northern Pakistan.
Popular trees and lush cultivated fields of the Hunza Valley, Northern Pakistan.



 
 

A road side view of Mt. Rokaposhi. Hunza Valley, Pakistan.
A road side view of Mt. Rokaposhi. Hunza Valley, Pakistan.



 
 

Liyang thinking, "Ah, no problem, Tibet here we come!" Notice how clean all of our gear and clothing was at this point in the trip.
Liyang thinking, "Ah, no problem, Tibet here we come!" Notice how clean all of our gear and clothing was at this point in the trip.




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