Palette of mountains, Tajikistan. The Pamir Mountains are a mountain range in Central Asia formed by the junction of the Himalayas with Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world’s highest mountains, and since Victorian times, they have been known as the "Roof of the World."
Peeking! Badakshan province, Afghanistan. Badakhshan Province is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country between the Hindu Kush mountains and the Amu Darya River.