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Pakistan, the Karakoram Highway

Author: Herve Rebillon
Publisher: Paris, France : Point du Jour International, 2001.
Series: Truck Stop; VAST: Academic Video Online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's an indisputable fact: Pakistan boasts the most beautifully decorated trucks in the world. Real palaces on wheels run on the mountainous stretch that once saw the caravans of the Silk Road pass by and which had been turned in the 1960's into the KKH, the Karakoram Highway. Setting out from Rawalpindi behind the wheel of his ancient truck, Chafqat daily braves its dangers: landslides, unexpected flooding, serious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Alexander Street Video
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Herve Rebillon
OCLC Number: 867555903
Language Note: This edition in English.
Description: 1 online resource (56 min.).
Series Title: Truck Stop; VAST: Academic Video Online
Responsibility: a film by Herve Rebillon.

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It's an indisputable fact: Pakistan boasts the most beautifully decorated trucks in the world. Real palaces on wheels run on the mountainous stretch that once saw the caravans of the Silk Road pass by and which had been turned in the 1960's into the KKH, the Karakoram Highway. Setting out from Rawalpindi behind the wheel of his ancient truck, Chafqat daily braves its dangers: landslides, unexpected flooding, serious accidents.

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