Highway to heaven - SupChina

Highway to heaven

National Highway 35, also known as the Karakoram Highway or the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway, connects the Pakistani province Gilgit-Baltistan with the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The road reaches 15,466 feet (4,714 meters) at its highest point in the Karakoram Mountains, near the China-Pakistan border.

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Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.