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Babusar Pass or Babusar Top

Babusar Pass or Babusar Top

Babusar Pass or Babusar Top (el. 4173 m./13,691 ft.) is a mountain pass at the north of the 150 km. (93 miles) long Kaghan Valley connecting it via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway (KKH). It is the highest point in the K [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Its ancient name was Sargin, later to be known as Gilit, and it is still called Gilit or Sargin-Gilit by local people. In the Burushaski language, it is named Geelt and in Wakhi an [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Karimabad - Hunza

Karimabad - Hunza

Karimabad is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community. The Guardian ranked it as the 12th [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. In former times survival of the feudal regimes of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, that sit on top of Karimabad. The fou [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Nanga Parbat – Deosai Expedition By Mughees Ahmed

Nanga Parbat – Deosai Expedition By Mughees Ahmed

Last week I went to the Nanga Parbat Basecamp. The trip was a hectic backpacking(upto 20 kilos!!) experience in which we – a group of eight – trekked across beautiful lush green valleys, fields, flower clad mountains, glaciers [...]

Posted On : Jan, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Makli - Largest necropolises in the world.

Makli - Largest necropolises in the world.

  One of the largest necropolises in the world, with a diameter of approximately 8 kilometers, Makli Hill is supposed to be the burial place of some 125,000 Sufi saints. It is located on the outskirts of Thatta, the capital of lowe [...]

Posted On : Oct, 01 2011 | Comments : 0

Karchat - Kirthar National Park.

Karchat - Kirthar National Park.

Karchat - Kirthar National Park The Kirthar National Park is situated in the southwestern part of Sind Province in Pakistan. It was founded in 1974 and stretches over 3087 km², being the second largest National Park of Pakistan aft [...]

Posted On : Sep, 15 2011 | Comments : 0

Mahodand Lake, Kalam, Swat.

Mahodand Lake, Kalam, Swat.

Mahodand valley, which lies in the North of Kalam, is famous not only among nature lovers, and escapists but also the exotic trout fish hunters. The valley can be accessed through an un-metalled road from Kalam in a four by four (4x4) veh [...]

Posted On : Aug, 25 2011 | Comments : 0

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.  The Noor Mahal is a palace in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. It was built in 1872 like an Italian chateau on neoclassical lines, at a time when modernism had set in. It belonged to the Nawab of Bahawalpur princely [...]

Posted On : Aug, 23 2011 | Comments : 0

Changa Manga - N-5 Highway.

Changa Manga - N-5 Highway.

  Changa Manga - N-5 Highway.   The Changa Manga is a planted forest and a wildlife park in Lahore District, Punjab, Pakistan. Forestry   The forest is entered from a road from off the N-5 Highway near Bhai P [...]

Posted On : Aug, 22 2011 | Comments : 0

Gurdwara Panja Sahib - Hasan Abdal.

Gurdwara Panja Sahib - Hasan Abdal.

      Gurudwara Panja Sahib is situated at Hasan Abdal, 48 km from Rawalpindi in Pakistan. This is one of the most holy places of Sikhism because of the presence of a rock believed to have the hand print of Guru Nanak [...]

Posted On : Aug, 22 2011 | Comments : 0

The beauty of Silence

The beauty of Silence

Have you ever had a moment of silence? With no thinking, no communication and no listening. Just silence? All of our lives we have been doing things or sitting idle but still thinking. Have you ever tried listening to the silence? The [...]

Posted On : Jul, 12 2011 | Comments : 0

Bibi Jawindi, Uch Sharif.

Bibi Jawindi, Uch Sharif.

  Bibi Jawindi, Uch Sharif.   Bibi Jawindi, the great granddaughter of the saint Jahaniyan Jahangasht, was known for her piety. Her tomb is considered one of the most important, and the most ornate, sites in the town of Uc [...]

Posted On : Jul, 10 2011 | Comments : 0

Fairy Meadows.

Fairy Meadows.

  Fairy Meadows is in the heart of breathtaking North Pakistan.   A place which provides an inspiring view of Pakistan's 2nd highest Mountain Nanga Parbat, which, at 8126 m,is the 9th highest mountain in the world. & [...]

Posted On : Jun, 30 2011 | Comments : 0

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