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 Hunza River caused by the Attabad landslide disaster. Today, hundreds of people gathered in Shishkat to attend the inauguration ceremony of the refurnished and repaired Jamatkhana (Community Center). The… Continue reading New Jamatkhana Inaugurated in Shishkat – a Attabad Disaster Hit Village in Upper Hunza

High in Pakistan’s mountains, women break taboos

Carpenters work at their woodshop in Altit village in the northern Hunza valley

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.

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.

Voices from the North

Shamans ceremony to call down the Snow Fairy Queen.Mt Rakaposhi in b/g. Kaimabad Hunza Valley Pakistan

Professional groups of musicians, musical instrument makers, blacksmiths and metalworkers are losing their language because of the stigma attached to it.

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.

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

A typical Hunza Girl

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.

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

Rakaposhi and Hunza Nagar valleys seen from 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.