Photographs fron the 1977 British Speleological Expedition to the Zagros Mts, Iran. - Back to index - foward to next image -
...another shot of Kareem, after coming up to the top camp with his mule with supplies. It was costing us 5 pounds, per man plus mule for the day - 1977. I think
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they were happy with it - not an easy trip, toward the top camp mules would often fall over - though they did have a fair weight on. We all grew to lke Kareem - he seemed wasted up here - intelligent and gentle, polite and quiet. I doubt he is still alive after all the troubles in this area.
Geoff Richings - Iran 77