Travel Blogs from Pakistan

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Day 8: Eagle's Nest (Duikar), Karimabad, Pakistan travel blog

Day 8: Eagle's Nest (Duikar)

A travel blog entry by nawabtanweer

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Date: 22nd September 2015 Duikar a village at an altitude of 9043.3 feet (2850 m) is the highest village in Hunza Valley and is above Altit village.  It's at a distance of nearly 11km from Karimabad, about 25 minutes’ drive by jeep or two and ...

Almost in Pakistan, Wagah, Pakistan travel blog

Almost in Pakistan

A travel blog entry by lab99

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... crowd to cheers and go wild. The lowering of the flags ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959. It is all quite aggressive and apparently it has been 'toned down' of late. The ...

Dangerous - Yes/NO!!!, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Dangerous - Yes/NO!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... two passengers, there were two people who they kept off and are now in custody... The drivers drives approximately 100 meters into Pakistan and then asked everyone to get off the bus and claim their belongings from the bottom and top of the bus...and ...

How to get a Chinese Visa for Dummies, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

How to get a Chinese Visa for Dummies

A travel blog entry by nalddo

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... of the destinations in Central Asia I would have liked to add in my trip. Some possible itineraries could have been Pakistan -> Afghanistan -> Tajikistan -> Kyrgyzstan -> China, or Pakistan -> Afghanistan -> Tajikistan -> Uzbekistan ...

The road less travelled, Quetta, Pakistan travel blog

The road less travelled

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... said. Well sure, I had done it before but generally a lot slower and not over such difficult terrain following an armed escort across Pakistan at speeds that would have got me a ticket in England on a decent road. We got something to eat at the next ...

Day 7: Hunza Valley, Karimabad, Pakistan travel blog

Day 7: Hunza Valley

A travel blog entry by nawabtanweer

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Today is our 3rd day in the most beautiful valley on earth the Hunza Valley, for the last 2 days, we were exploring Karimabad, the capital of Hunza. We traveled to the marketplace, the Apple, Apricot and Walnut forest, the Baltit locality and the Baltit ...

akashnazir.com, Khairpur Mirs, Pakistan travel blog

akashnazir.com

A travel blog entry by akashnazir4sb

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you visit khairpur sindh pakistan sachal sarmast tomb  :sachal sarmast was born in daraza village ghmbat khairpur. he was poet the sachal srmast was a great saint ALI Buksh SHAR.Tomb  He was sardar (commander)shar tibe in khair pur and other he ...

Border crossing, Tashkurgen, Pakistan travel blog

Border crossing

A travel blog entry by queenietord

First nught in ...

Day 10: Pakistan-China Border, Khunjerab Pass, Khunjerab, Pakistan travel blog

Day 10: Pakistan-China Border, Khunjerab Pass

A travel blog entry by nawabtanweer

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... is considered one of the highest altitude parks in the world. It is likewise one of the most important alpine biodiversity regions within Pakistan.   We stop at the ingress of the park to pay a token fee. There they hold a baby Markhor which is ...

Left for Rawalpindi by Train, Karachi, Pakistan travel blog

Left for Rawalpindi by Train

A travel blog entry by nawabtanweer

I and my family are frequent travellers, we have gone to numerous spots inside Pakistan, and also on various foreign tours. For the most part, we go to a new place each year, however infrequently we likewise revisit to the same area as well. This time, ...

TIC - This is China!, Hunza, Pakistan travel blog

TIC - This is China!

A travel blog entry by tomandbecky

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... on our route. But with Tibet closed, we looked for another overland route and the one across the Khunjerab Pass and then through Pakistan seemed a good replacement. But until Kashgar, we weren't quite sure if we could get a visa on the border. So we kept ...

La montagne ca vous gagne !, Gilgit, Pakistan travel blog

La montagne ca vous gagne !

A travel blog entry by nalddo

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... villages in Burboret. Arriving there, I was assigned a security officer (as a matter of fact, due to the proximity with Pakistan, all foreigners must be escorted while visiting the Kalash valleys, and Police was very upset when they learnt we were 5 days ...

Islamabad, le puzzle, Islamabad, Pakistan travel blog

Islamabad, le puzzle

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... en termes de population, avec environ 680 000. Elle est depuis devenue un important centre politique, économique et culturel du Pakistan. C'est surtout la ville des ambassades et consulats. 71 pays représentés. La plupart sont regroupées dans un ...

Visiting the Grand Mercure, Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan travel blog

Visiting the Grand Mercure, Karachi

A travel blog entry by tjhussain

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I spent a few hours at the Grand Mercure Accor Hotel, the first five-star hotel in the city for 25 years. It was a refreshing change from the boredom of visiting the usual suspects. Although Sheraton, PC, Marriott and the rest are fine hotels in their ...

Last stop in Pakistan, Passu, Pakistan travel blog

Last stop in Pakistan

A travel blog entry by queenietord

Last night in Pakistan under the Passu ...

I'm at the top of the world and it's fantastic., Karimabad, Pakistan travel blog

I'm at the top of the world and it's fantastic.

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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Hi folks don't know when I can send this but I'll start it now. Since I last wrote we flew from Islamabad International airport  up to Gilgit. If I had been allowed to go in the truck I would have but as women were not allowed I had to take the ...

The most dangerous place in the World, Chitral, Pakistan travel blog

The most dangerous place in the World

A travel blog entry by nalddo

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... . These areas are dominated by Taliban and there, Pakistani law has no force and authorities are powerless. Since September, 11th, Pakistan has received billions of dollars from the USA to get rid from the Taliban (the militia they had themselves trained ...

Along the Indus River, Skardu, Pakistan travel blog

Along the Indus River

A travel blog entry by radsolv

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SKARDU Baltistan, Pakistan Dry spacious valley; Sluggish Indus wand'ring thru. Snow mountains surround. Bus trip to Skardu. Staging city for K-2 expeditions. Some beautiful ...

Visit to the Capital, Islamabad, Pakistan travel blog

Visit to the Capital

A travel blog entry by radsolv

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13 Dec 80 Recently created capital. Very modern, mixed ...

Kalasha Valleys, Kalasha, Pakistan travel blog

Kalasha Valleys

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

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"So, why can't you just sell me the ticket now? if it's on the way, it has to land right?" "not right. anything can happen. and usually does." I was trying to buy a plane ticket for tomorrow, going to Peshawar. the man behind the counter wouldn't ...

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 ...

A much anticipated finale!, Karachi, Pakistan travel blog

A much anticipated finale!

A travel blog entry by jameswd85

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... on by Ammar's close friends.  The backstory was that his friends, studying and working in locations across America, Britain and Pakistan, felt guilty about not having flown out to Australia for Ammar’s and Iman’s wedding.  They were ...

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. ...

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