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British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan world’s leading adventure travel destination

British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan world’s leading adventure travel destination

Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: The British Backpacker Society, an adventure travel project followed by thousands of people online, has declared Pakistan to be the world’s leading adventure travel destination. The British Backpacker Society announced the result after having counted down the top 20 adventure travel countries throughout the course of...

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Breaking taboos: Shimshali women to mine Gold

Breaking taboos: Shimshali women to mine Gold

Shujaat Ali It is often thought that women can’t do what men can but this proved wrong in a small village of Hunza named Shimshal when Samina Baig hoisted Pakistan’s green flag on the top of world highest mountain Mt. Everest back in 2013 and then all Seven Summits by...

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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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