The Hippie Highway: Istanbul to Kathmandu on a BMW R75/5

Clement Salvadori remembers his 1973 trip on the Hippie Highway from Istanbul to Kathmandu aboard a BMW R75/5.

Afghanistan Trade Route
Along all the trade routes in Afghanistan the local chieftains would build fortresses and collect taxes from merchants — this one is between Kabul and Jalalabad.
Photo By Clement Salvadori