Map of Tajikistan portion of the 2005 Expedition

Gary Bowersox, The Gem Hunter, and Ilhom Nazier, reporter, traveled from Dushanbe to the spinel mining area of Khorog and the ruby mines near the Chinese border of Tajikistan. Neither Gary or Ilhom had traveled in this forbidden, Badakhshan-Pamir area before.
Map of Tajikistan portion of the 2005 Expedition