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History of Jabal-e-Noor, Quetta

History of Jabal-e-Noor, Quetta

Quetta is one of the metropolitan cities and an attractive tourist destination. It is situated in Baluchistan being the 9th largest city of Pakistan. The city is surrounded by beautiful river valleys and mountains. Talking about mountains [...]

Posted On : Mar, 25 2016 | Comments : 0

Sheikh Badin: The road less travelled

Sheikh Badin: The road less travelled

Tucked away to the east of the Pezu Mountains, a two-hour drive from Dera Ismail Khan, lies Sheikh Badin — a hill station that could serve as a proverbial oasis in the midst of the largely arid terrain of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. I disco [...]

Posted On : Feb, 12 2014 | Comments : 0

Ten minutes on top of the world

Ten minutes on top of the world

It was just before dawn as I pulled the ropes to climb to the top while taking deep breaths. The summit was a only a few feet away. I paused for a while, caught my breath and looked behind. The sky was a palette of orange and blue hues as [...]

Posted On : Apr, 17 2013 | Comments : 0

Apricot Mousse Cake in Khaplu Palace & Residence

Apricot Mousse Cake in Khaplu Palace & Residence

After a good local balti meal, i asked Chef Abbas of  “Khaplu Palace & Residence“ if he has something sweet to offer with local touch. “We eat lots of apricots. Baltistan is famous for dried apricots. It keeps us wa [...]

Posted On : Mar, 05 2013 | Comments : 0

In between fantasy and reality

In between fantasy and reality

I just came out of my hotel room, its dark outside  and i started to walk on the road. There are no street lights and i can see giant mountain silhouettes all around. With each step, i am gaining a distance between me and my hotel. I [...]

Posted On : Feb, 02 2013 | Comments : 0

On the roof of the World

On the roof of the World

“Mountains are neither fair nor unfair, they are dangerous”. These words of Reinhold Messener(an Italian Mountaineer) are like the sacred scripture for mountaineers all around the globe.  His words clearly indicate the [...]

Posted On : Sep, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Lake in the rocks – Kharfaq

Lake in the rocks – Kharfaq

Gilgit Baltistan is famous for its high mountains, water streams, sand dunes and far away lakes. Some lakes are famous, more touristic and very much accessible. I have been to most of them. But there are some lakes into the wild, far a [...]

Posted On : Sep, 01 2012 | Comments : 0

The glacier i fell from : Chillinji

The glacier i fell from : Chillinji

Chillinji glacier from top of a mountain, Wakhan Corridor Trek Chillinji glacier, as difficult as its name is. I would not call it my nightmare, but glaciers are famous for their panicky behavior. It acts totally wild and beyond your [...]

Posted On : May, 03 2012 | Comments : 0

Banbhore (Bhambore)

Banbhore (Bhambore)

Bhambore is the ruins of the ancient port city of Debal from the 7th century, located near modern Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, at the base of the Indus River. The ruins are located approximately 60 km between Dhabeji and Gharo on the N-5 Nat [...]

Posted On : Apr, 26 2012 | Comments : 0

Derawar Fort

Derawar Fort

The Derawar For is a very large fortress which can be seen from many miles away from the Cholistan Desert which is located in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. There are a total of forty bastion and the walls have a circumference of 1500 meters and a [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Cave City - Bela, Balochistan.

Cave City - Bela, Balochistan.

Located almost 40 KMs away from Bela City, Balochistan, the Cave City of Baluchistan is situated in a district called Gondrani.   The Cave City was brought to international recognition by a Brit in 1858 and it is said that the [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Kirthar National Park.

Kirthar National Park.

Kirthar National Park The unforgettable three days and two nights of my life in Kirthar National Park and Karchaat Pakistan should be known as the greatest tourism country in the world rather the agricultural country as it is known to [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Gorakh Hill, Highest mountain in Sindh reachable by road.

Gorakh Hill, Highest mountain in Sindh reachable by road.

Situated at an elevation of 5,688 ft in the Kirthat Mountain range, Gorakh Hill is a hill station located 93 KMs towards north west of Dadu.  Spread over 2,500 acres, it is one the highest plateaus of Sindh and serves as an adventure [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Makli - Largest necropolises in the world.

Makli - Largest necropolises in the world.

It is one of the largest historical graveyard in the world spread over approximately 8 KMs. Located at the outskirts of Thatta, Makli is assumed to be the final resting place of around 125,000 Sufi Said. While Thatta itself is inscribed i [...]

Posted On : Apr, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

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