One of the world’s most scenic mountain roads lies in the heart of the Asian continent, situated along the ancient Silk Road that connects Western China with Pakistan.
The Karakoram Highway stretches over 1,300km at an elevation of 4,693 metres high, crossing scenic spots like the Khunjerab Pass, Kunlun Mountain Range, Karakul Lake and semi-nomadic settlements of the Kyrgyz people.
Choong Ching Teo is a Malaysian documentary photographer based in Singapore. He is interested in social, cultural and humanitarian topics, believing that documentary photography can inspire positive change by uncovering social issues not often thought about. www.teochoongching.format.com
Check out the whole compilation of photos and stories in Asian Geographic Issue 115, 2015