Travel Blogs from Pakistan

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Islamabad, the gateway to Central Asia., Islamabad, Pakistan travel blog

Islamabad, the gateway to Central Asia.

A travel blog entry by danialw

... , China. After that, I plan to return to Dubai and start the Western leg of my journey through Turkey, Iran, and Uzbekistan. Pakistan should be fairly easy to navigate through as I speak the language here and it is my ancestral homeland. The recent ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

... guns. Some stats say that the town of Darra hand makes 300 guns a day that get distributed to the tribal areas between pakistan and afghanistan. what fun! I went to the "smuggler's bazaar" this afternoon and as promised, it's a bunch of people hanging ...

Across the border to Pakistan, Taftan, Pakistan travel blog

Across the border to Pakistan

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Crossing the Iranian border into Pakistan was an unforgettable experience. The official visa and passport building was no more than a mud hut with a couple of money changers loitering outside, throwing eager glances in our direction. We were then shown ...

Hiking in Passu, Passu, Pakistan travel blog

Hiking in Passu

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

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Passu is for sure one of the most beautiful places on earth. The "town" itself consists of a few houses and guesthouses sprawled along the winding Karakoram highway... and the Karakoram highway itself would, in other parts of the world, be called a small ...

Chitral, Chitral, Pakistan travel blog

Chitral

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

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spent the night near the shandur pass, home of the world's highest (15,000 feet) polo field. every july 80,000 people come here to watch a polo game. we walked around on the deserted field in the middle of the mountains, very pretty. we got to chitral ...

India bound, Wagha, Pakistan travel blog

India bound

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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On our way, Dālbandīn, Pakistan travel blog

On our way

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... left open. People from both sides wandered in and out and nobody seemed to mind. This was our first glimpse of Taftan. Pakistan was strangely horizontal, buildings were exclusively single story, the roads were made of dust and the view was bleak. I ...

ISLAMABAD, Islamabad, Pakistan travel blog

ISLAMABAD

A travel blog entry by banas

Travel to ...

Northern Pakistan, Gilgit, Pakistan travel blog

Northern Pakistan

A travel blog entry by marjorieandpaul

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In August of 1993 my wife Marjorie and I signed up for a mountain biking expedition in northern Pakistan. The trip would run along the Karakoram Highway mostly, from the Kunjarab Pass at the Chinese border, down through Hunza, and all the way to Gilgit. ...

Entrée dans la vallée de la Hunza : Passu, Passu, Pakistan travel blog

Entrée dans la vallée de la Hunza : Passu

A travel blog entry by z00b

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Notre première étape au Pakistan sera Passu, qui marque l'entrée dans la vallée de la Hunza. Nous avions vu des photos de Passu dans notre guide et la réalité est au moins aussi belle. Passu est une bourguade au bord de la rivière ...

The lucky pen, Sukkur, Pakistan travel blog

The lucky pen

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... a whole. We saw only one building that was decent and it was literally square and featureless apart from square windows and a door. Pakistan seems to be a country afflicted by its people and it would be a better place without them. Gone here are the warm ...

K-2 trek, Hunza/Skardu, Pakistan travel blog

K-2 trek

A travel blog entry by aarifhussain

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highest peak in ...

Fascinante Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Fascinante Peshawar

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... moi ! Peshawar est la capitale de la province de Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa et le centre administratif et économique des Régions Tribales du Pakistan. La ville est située dans une large vallée près de l'extrême est de la Passe (Défilé) de Khyber, entre ...

Bienvenue en l´an 1433 !, Islamabad, Pakistan travel blog

Bienvenue en l´an 1433 !

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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Le Pakistan utilise le calendrier hégirien (islamique). Contrairement au Calendrier Grégorien qui est solaire, celui de l'islam est, pour sa part, fondé sur le cycle lunaire. La grande différence, c’est que les années lunaires sont plus courtes ...

Hunza, heaven on earth!, Hunza, Pakistan travel blog

Hunza, heaven on earth!

A travel blog entry by danialw

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... , who was originally from Hunza but is studying in Gilgit. We, along with a few others, discussed various issues, from Pakistan's involvement in the Arab-Israeli conflict, to the situation of Gilgit-Baltistan not being treated equally as a province of ...

Karimabad - Adventures on a motorbike!, Karimabad, Pakistan travel blog

Karimabad - Adventures on a motorbike!

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... finally made it to Gilgit about 9pm, cold wet and not a single penny on me. Believe it or not though even this in Pakistan turned into a good experience, the guy a Mandina guess house sensed my frustration and gave me dry clothes, food and a bed for ...

Fairy Meadows Trek, Gilgit, Pakistan travel blog

Fairy Meadows Trek

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... was so much amazing stuff to see) so I decided to join the trek and try and sweat this thing out. As treks in Pakistan go it was relatively easy but when carrying your own bag, sleeping bag and tent nothing at this altitude seemed easy, especially when ...

World's highest Polo - Shandur Pass, Shandur Pass, Pakistan travel blog

World's highest Polo - Shandur Pass

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... so close to the Afghanistan border the Taliban had threatened to make an attack due to the high amount of Westerners and Pakistan diplomats attending the game, luckily its wasn't, they just got half the Pakistan army to create check points and set up ...

I'm a Tuktuk, not a Ferrari., Kirqin, Pakistan travel blog

I'm a Tuktuk, not a Ferrari.

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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I spent the early hours of altitude insomnia trying to remember the words to Swinging on a Star.  I got half way there, but couldn't remember the verse about the mule. We packed up and left by about 9.15. The others rapidly vanished into the ...

Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Lahore

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... 'e sur la rivière Ravi, affluent de l'Indus. Elle compte plus de 7 millions d'habitants, faisant d'elle la deuxième ville du Pakistan après Karachi et la 45e du monde. Bien que Lahore ne soit pas la capitale du Pakistan, elle est de loin son principal ...

Farewell India - hello Pakistan, Rawalpindi, Pakistan travel blog

Farewell India - hello Pakistan

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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... to know what we thought of Pakistan compared to India. Ever the diplomat I told them what they wanted to hear chanted a few Pakistan zindabad which almost caused a riot they were so pleased. They used up most of the film in their camera taking photos of ...

Pakistan Border, Pakistan Border, India travel blog

Pakistan Border

A travel blog entry by judith.boudreau

Please excuse all grammar and spelling mistakes. <<< These keyboards are difficult to manoeuvre around, and it's tough to keep all my thoughts in order. Romeo and I had to get some serious antibiotics to stem the food born illness and tonight ...

Busy day, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Busy day

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... the border. Marcin is grinning and ready to drive faster but I reckon this is going to be a tough crossing. India does not like Pakistan, they’re not going to make this any easier for us. In fact the only way we might get through quicker is to say ...

Karimabad, Karimabad, Pakistan travel blog

Karimabad

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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Jammu, Jammu, India travel blog

Jammu

A travel blog entry by reisender

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Quetta to Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Quetta to Lahore

A travel blog entry by steveandwill

... to opt out of both the country's capital, Islamabad, and the famously beautiful mountains that clothe the Northern heights of Pakistan. We accepted the 40-hour roof-top ride - on a typically beautifully ornamented Pakistani truck - in a flash. We are ...

Le Khunjerab Pass, porte du Pakistan, Sost, Pakistan travel blog

Le Khunjerab Pass, porte du Pakistan

A travel blog entry by z00b

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... la main. Autant dire que dans un sac bourré comme le notre ils n'ont rien controlé du tout. Ca y est nous sommes au Pakistan.  Et l'ambiance change tout de suite : les Pakistanais dans le bus sont euphoriques de rentrer chez eux après 2 ans à ...

Lotem blyskawicy przez Pakistan, Quetta, Pakistan travel blog

Lotem blyskawicy przez Pakistan

A travel blog entry by camer

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... zjedlismy sniadanie w przydworcowym fastfoodzie :D. Pozniej wsiedlismy w takse na granice i tam pozegnalismy „przepieknej urody” ;) Pakistan.  Jesli chodzi o wrazenia z przejazdu z tego kraju to widac, ze kraj jest biedny i bardzo brudny, ...

Trek du Rush Phari, Hoper, Pakistan travel blog

Trek du Rush Phari

A travel blog entry by z00b

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Après quelques jours de repos à Karimabad, on enchaine sur un deuxième trek, de 5 jours cette fois au Rush Phari. Il a plu la veille mais au moment du départ il fait grand beau et le ciel a été lavé. Du coup on voit les sommets environnants ...

Up the Karakoram Highway, Gilgit, Pakistan travel blog

Up the Karakoram Highway

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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... in the village. A European climber whose name I forget had been the brains behind it and provided the funding. Northern Pakistan desperately needs more of these schools as thousands of children in the remote mountain villages do not receive an education. ...

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