G-string Journey

One Wild Journey, One Crazy Couple, One Life to Live

Scotch and Civilization

As the days passed, I started to feel somewhat removed from the rest of the world. Feeling removed is a nice feeling in many ways – as long as you like your … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 9 Comments

Yaks and traditional hydration

I wake up and find my tent is still in the same place I pitched it, but the ground is soaking wet and my tent fly is inside out hanging … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 7 Comments

Weathering the storms

First thing first. Find a ‘bathroom’. You may have noticed by now that although the Wakhan vegetation is intriguing, it does not provide the best outhouse. A few times I thought … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 9 Comments

Walk-on Juma!

I dejectedly turn to face the path in front of us and mentally calculate the estimated hours it will take for me to burn to a crisp. I figure I … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 10 Comments

Packing the necessities

I wake up, somewhat stiff from the cold, to raised voices outside my tent. Groggy and achy I look for my clock. 4:50 am. Ugh. Normally, I wake up with … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · 6 Comments

Tea and the camera man

I decide to take a walk around Sarhad to familiarize myself with the area and to take some photos. Just next to my tent, which is now sitting at an altitude … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Kret to Sarhad e Broghil

I decide I need to walk into Kret to find out why I was abandoned at the airstrip and to determine the best way to get myself to Sarhad. As I … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 9 Comments

Flying Shotgun

I arrive at the airport at the designated 03:00 am. Yes, AM! I am surprised by the number of Afghans at the airport already elbowing their way through the three … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Wakhan Menu

Some of you may be wondering what I intend to eat in ‘one of the most remote places in the world.’ I was wondering the same myself! In the Wakhan, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Wakhan Journey Lives!

Last night we sent two letters from the Ministry of Information and Culture to my helping hand in he Wakhan. He replied this morning saying: On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

The last straw

Today I’m at my wits end. The last straw is about to be plucked from my Wakhan broom. I am speaking with the Ministry of Information and Culture and they tell … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

The struggle continues

So today I should have had my letter from the Ministry of Information and Culture. Believe it or not, the letter came! Sadly, the letter is worthless. I am beginning … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Journey to the Wakhan Corridor

Photography © 2005 Matthieu Paley, http://www.paleyphoto.com For the last five years I have been in Afghanistan (yes, I know five years is too long and I should get out – … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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