As you can see, the very safe road we took up into the mountains. Even better, we were greeted with snow and freezing conditions. It went from 13 to -8 within an hour of driving.. we were so ready for the Pamirs.
"Maybe that's enlightenment enough: to know that there is no final resting place of the mind; no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom...is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go." - Anthony Bourdain.