Lost on the Roof of the World (2013)
21min · Documentary, Short, History · 1 January 2013
'Lost on the Roof of the World' follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo and the Silk Road caravans who once traversed a unique and rarely visited part of the world. The Wakhan Corridor is a small stretch of land in eastern Afghanistan, compressed between the Hindu Kush mountain range, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and China. This territory is home to the Wakhi and Kirghiz people who lead lives virtually unchanged for centuries, battling an extremely rugged environment without roads or amenities. We follow a small Wakhi caravan, as they struggle through impossibly steep and narrow paths and landscapes of unusual beauty, tens of thousands of feet above sea level, to reach their destination.
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