First on Pik Lenin

From Dr. Eugen Allwein (jun.), Munich, Germany
First ascent of Lenin Peak
"In 1871, the Russian explorer Alexei P. Fedchenko, coming from the fertile Ferghana valley, entered the Alai valley and saw as the first modern traveller a long wall of high glaciated mountains with a culminating point he named after the Governor General of Turkestan, K.P. von Kaufmann.
In 1871, the Russian explorer Alexei P. Fedchenko, coming from the fertile Ferghana valley, entered the Alai valley and saw as the first modern traveller a long wall of high glaciated mountains with a culminating point he named after the Governor General of Turkestan, K.P. von Kaufmann.

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Rally (Tadschikistan)

pic tea'The Roof of the World Rally'
is an international, charitable car rally. The event is a true adventure, with teams departing London, England every summer heading for Kurgan-Tube in southwest Tajikistan.

Along the way teams have to cross deserts, rivers, scrubland and the mighty Pamir mountains – known locally as the 'Roof of the World'.

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