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... me a little nervous, but such is life of someone illiterate in the local dialect.
Much to our surprise, when we arrived at the chairlift, it stood still. Thankfully, the operators granted Leslie’s request. We got on and waited for the trip down to begin. It was just as beautiful as the trip up, but this time we really understood just how steep it was. Just after clearing the platform, we saw the two young men on ...
... They don't use much space on your bag, which can be good because most air carriers now require suitcase fees to check even just one traveling bag.
Or, if you're worried about your binoculars getting ruined by being thrown near a baggage area, it's possible to carry them onto the planes on hand. Because of their smaller size, the case will easily fit into an overhead compartment, or in a carry-on bag. If you carry them on, you may ...
... sparsely dotted with farmlets and tiny villages then gave way to barren red desert country, the contorted geological formations evidence of past and present restless seismological activity.
We were crossing over the snow capped Karakoram Ranges of northern Pakistan when the flight personnel announced that in a few minutes we would be flying over Mount Rakaposhi. To our delight, huge snow covered spires rose majestically against ...
... more than a couple of times. That pass stayed there with all of its terror well-evident from its heavily crevassed glacial basin and rock fall danger. We heard 2-3 roars of avalanches on pass during our overnight stay.
From Dalsangpa onwards, one might easily start feeling the “Paranoia of 4000m”. Start of the trek was at 4 in the morning when it was quite dark. We couldn’t see sun for the next 2 & ½ days ...
... It was pitch dark and we could just make out the glinting metal of the police guards' pump action shot guns. Dark faces with flashing liquid eyes peered into our car, taking a very long and hard look at Alan and myself. After some muttering between Ishaq, Sadruddin and the guards, our driver was waved on. "What was that about?" we asked as brightly as we could, trying not to show our concern-that-was-dead-obvious. Ishaq laughed, saying the lodge now had ...
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