John Mock & Kimberley O'Neil
Press Releases & Clips
What People Are Saying About UsI wanted to say that I am a huge fan of your book Trekking in the Karakoram and Hindukush - I alway turn to this book whenever I want to dream about visiting Pakistan. :) Tabea, Germany, January 2020
I want to make the trip to the Wakhan and I have found your website to be very helpful - not to mention the beautiful brochure! - thanks! Aimee, Kabul, June 2014
I am writing to share a recent article I wrote about my travels through the Wakhan Corridor, which also includes some of my photographs. I also wished to thank you for the detailed information provided on your website, as it was exceptionally helpful during my pre-trip planning. As a scholar myself, I've found your articles on the cultural history of the Wakhan exceptionally engaging and informative much of my own knowledge of the region has come from your own work. James, Canada, June 2014
Your travels and publications are very inspiring: Your careers are exactly the path that I hope to pursue. Paul, UK, October 2012
I thoroughly enjoyed your inspiring expedition notes and photographs, and indeed, as a newspaper correspondent until recently based in Pakistan, I enjoyed your excellent guide book. I. Wilkinson, February 2012
I've had a lot of fun reading your Lonely Planet work and website and really admire what the two of you have been doing over your whole lives. S. Bradley, Australia, February 2008
Thanks for the inspirational website. I hoped to travel into Wakhan in 1973 but the King was deposed and that was that; we were repeatedly turned back. Thirty-five years later and retired, I am inspired by your website to thinking about it again
Mark, UK, October 2007
I have read your informative and very interesting report from August 2004. Congratulations on a fine achievement and in particular on having the confidence to proceed beyond the ice cave area to the Dilisang Pass, when you remained uncertain exactly where it was.
Bill, Surrey, UK, March 2007
Your website is great - you have led amazing lives!
Kristin, Ohio, March 2007
I visited your website, which is very useful for tourists in general and the Wakhis in particular. The Wakhi educated younger generation is appreciative and indebted for your intellectual contributions to pay attention to this race and their culture.
Ahmed Jami Sakhi, Gilgit, Pakistan, February 2007
I visited your web site and I found it very interesting, my best compliments for your trips and for the pictures. Reading your report about the traverse from Wakhan to [Pakistan] made me want to visit Wakhan and cross Irshad Uween.
Pietro, Italy, June 2006
What a nice web site you have! And what an example you can be for a young 20-year-old traveller like me! There is nothing more important in life than having the courage to live our dream Wow!
Olivier, Montréal, April 2006
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