Local life on a journey through Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains

A yak at Bulunkul, high up in the Pamir mountains

In the heart of Central Asia lie the dramatic Pamir Mountains; while the topography of this lofty region poses unique challenges to daily life, new initiatives have helped to bring fresh opportunities to some of Tajikistan’s remotest communities.

See Christopher Wilton-Steer’s photo essay in National Geographic.