In September 2015, ISHKAR co founder Edmund Le Brun, along with his friend Jonathan Rider, became the first people to raft from the source of the river Oxus in Afghanistan.
Having never rafted before this trip, the first time they put their rafts in the water was at 4500metres, 12 days walk away from the nearest gravel road, totally and utterly unprepared for the glacial whitewater which lay ahead of them.
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In 2018 ISHKAR co-founder Edmund Le Brun, and Jonathan Rider, rafted the length of the Hunza Valley in northern Pakistan. Their calamitous journey revealed a side to Pakistan rarely seen in the news. Watch the BBC Travel Show's coverage of their adventure.