India, China reopen Silk Road pass.
NATHU LA, China-India Border - Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a frontier war shut down the ancient route.
The (in)famous pass on the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, linking Peshawar, Pakistan (where Rambo demonstrated his famous "blue light" ) and Jalalabad, Afghanistan. This is the "main" gate into Afghanistan.
The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
A tour along the high road to China from Rawalpindi, Pakistan to Kashgar across the 5000m high Kunjerab Pass. Takes approx 1/2 hour into the lesser Himalaya, along the Indus River, see the Nanga Parbat of the Himalayas, the Hindukush, Karakorum and Pamir Ranges.
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Wagah is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan and lies on the Grand Trunk Road between the cities of Amritsar, India and Lahore, Pakistan. The Wagah border, often called the "Berlin wall of Asia", is a ceremonial border on the India–Pakistan Border where each evening there is a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags', which has been held since 1959. At that time the...
The Indus River basin extends from the Himalaya Mountains that form the northeastern boundary of Pakistan to the alluvial plains of Sindh near the Arabian Sea coastline. Tarbela Dam is part of the Indus Basin Project, which resulted from a water treaty signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan. This treaty guaranteed Pakistan water supplies independent of upstream control by India. Designed pri...
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