Khyber Pass 2 of 2 | Early 1970’s
These are some forts built by the British on the Khyber Pass road. When the British tried to conquer the Afghans in the 19th century, they ended up retreating through this and all were lost except one person who carried the news back to India.
Khyber Pass 1 of 2 | Pakistan, early 1970’s
This picture is from the same viewpoint as the picture from the Khyber Pass’s wikipedia page, taken in November 2005:
“Taken at the site where the Khyber Pass starts to climb high into the mountains, Looking back towards the Pakistan side”
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