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October 26, 2014
A tourist in the Hunza Valley

The Unreluctant Tourist

Pakistan often finds itself in the unenviable position of being labelled as the most dangerous country in the world. It has been on the cover issue of an international magazine for this reason a couple of years ago.
October 25, 2014
Tourim in the Hunza Valley of Pakistan

Tourism in Pakistan’s Hunza Valley returns with new faces

Tourists visit at the Baltit Fort in Karimabad, a town of northern Hunza valley on August 3, 2014. After a slump in tourism that has lasted more than a decade, the streets of Karimabad in Pakistan’s idyllic northern Hunza Valley are bursting once again with visitors enjoying the city’s sights and sounds — but the locals aren’t happy.
October 23, 2014
New Jamatkhana Inaugurated in Shishkat - a Attabad Disaster Hit Village in Upper Hunza

New Jamatkhana Inaugurated in Shishkat – a Attabad Disaster Hit Village in Upper Hunza

The resilient people of Shishkat village of Gojal Valley in upper Hunza have moved forward, leaving the agony and pain caused by the damming of the […]
October 22, 2014
Hunza Girls Breaking the Taboos (Video)

Hunza Girls Breaking the Taboos (Video)

Women in Pakistan's northern Hunza valley are breaking taboos and training for jobs traditionally done by men, including as carpenters and climbing guides on the Himalayan & Karakoram peaks.
October 21, 2014
Carpenters work at their woodshop in Altit village in the northern Hunza valley

High in Pakistan’s mountains, women break taboos

A group of young girls sit on a carpeted floor listening as their teacher writes on a whiteboard, preparing his students for the rigours of climbing some of the world's highest peaks.
October 20, 2014
The Spark of Hunza Gems

The Spark of Hunza Gems

Without any uncertainty, a fact have been derived that Hunza is nothing but a heaven on earth which makes this God’s green earth beautiful. The Hunza valley has worth watching lovely sights which come as the greatest amusement for the tourists.
October 18, 2014
Shamans ceremony to call down the Snow Fairy Queen.Mt Rakaposhi in b/g. Kaimabad Hunza Valley Pakistan

Voices from the North

Professional groups of musicians, musical instrument makers, blacksmiths and metalworkers are losing their language because of the stigma attached to it.
October 17, 2014
Moin Khan - Around Pakistan in 360° Degrees - Epic Selfie in the Hunza Valley

Around Pakistan in 360° Degrees – Epic Selfie in the Hunza Valley

Around Pakistan in 360° Degrees is an epic selfie video taken in the Hunza Valley. In the vide, Moin Khan on ADifferentAgenda explores Karimabad and old Baltit town with his friends.
October 16, 2014
The Hidden Kingdom of Hunza Valley

The Hidden Kingdom of Hunza Valley

The Hunza Valley is one of my favorite places on earth. The mountains are mysterious and almost mystical. I like going there in August or September to eat fresh apricots just harvested, drink the spring Hunza water from the glacier, taste the Tumoro tea to heal my body and soul. And above all sharing moments with the amazing Hunza people.