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Pakistan Motor Rally starts tomorrow from Khunjerab

Pakistan Motor Rally starts tomorrow from Khunjerab

GILGIT: Pakistan Motor Rally will start on October 21st from Khunjerab Pass and end on October 31st at Gwadar to commemorate the 70th year of independence under the auspices of Pakistan Army. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), 300 jeeps, 500 motorcycles and 150 Vintage Cars drawn from 23...

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Baltistan through my lens

Baltistan through my lens

Muhammad Ibrahim J. The past couple of years have brought a positive boom in Pakistan’s tourism industry. This has predominantly been due to the massive increase in local tourism with Pakistanis venturing out and choosing to explore their own country. The likes of Murree, Naran and Hunza are closing in...

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Climbing Nanga Parbat, the Killer Mountain: Interview with Sherbaz Khan

Climbing Nanga Parbat, the Killer Mountain: Interview with Sherbaz Khan

Climbing requires courage, passion, focus, climbing skills, prayers and enormous mental and physical strength. Mastering these specific skills takes time and training.  You need to push yourself beyond limits to take climbing as a profession. Last week, Sharbaz Khan from Hunza Valley pushed himself to the limits by climbing the...

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The last shepherdesses of Pamir in Pakistan

The last shepherdesses of Pamir in Pakistan

By Esra Tat, Camille Delbos | Al-Jazeera Shimshal Valley, Pakistan – Nestled in the Karakorum Range in northern Pakistan, the remote Shimshal Valley adapts each year to the rhythm of the mountains, with the transhumance – the seasonal movement of people with their livestock – led by women. The Wakhi ethnic community who reside here...

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A foreigner’s journey moving along the borders of Pakistan

A foreigner’s journey moving along the borders of Pakistan

Text and Photos by Rocio Otero  Via The Herald All my years of travelling and wandering on a bicycle through different countries and regions since 2013 have turned me into a nomad – a citizen of nowhere and everywhere at once. I see border crossings as solitary places stranded between...

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