Humans of Hunza

October 24, 2014
Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral Cultural and Musical Event Held at COMSATS, Islamabad

GB&C Cultural and Musical Event Held at COMSATS, Islamabad

The students from Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral (GB&C) held a cultural and musical event at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, on 24th October, 2014. The event was part of annual programs that the students arrange each year before Gilgit-Baltistan Day (Independence Day of Gilgit-Baltistan).
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 15, 2014
A typical Hunza Girl

The mystery of Hunza Valley: Where people never grow old and sick

Across the Hunza river near the border between China and Pakistan, there lies a series of towns known as the 'oasis of youth', and for more than one reason: people here live on average around 120 years old, rarely get sick and appearance is invariably young.
October 14, 2014
Hon pass in the Hunza Valley

Ecstasy on the top of Hunza Valley – Hike to Hon Pass

The Hon pass in The Hunza Valley has recently became a great place for both local and foreign adventure lovers. The view of the valleys of Hunza and Nagar, Ultar Peak, Lady Finger (Bublimuting), Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, Golden Peak (Spantik Peak) and other peaks from this place is truly spectacular.