It is said that ancestors of people of Hunza came here with Alexander the great. Some of the army liked the place and decided to stay for good. 40 more words
1 month ago
Hunza is a close-knit community and several programs are run for the benefit of the people. We visited a workshop where women learn the craft and make wooden furniture. 34 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
In the valley, wherever you look, you find big mountains and beautiful scenery. But then one finds a spot most tourists will miss.
And in B&W:
In 2010, a massive landslide blocked the flow of Hunza River flowing along Karakurram Highway. Several people lost their lives and thousands were displaced.
Now a days, it is tourist spot and the water is unbelievably blue. 29 more words
At 7788m, Rakaposhi is ranked 27th in the world and 12th in Pakistan. Rakaposhi means ‘snow covered’ and is a beautiful peak in North Pakistan. mount Everest may be the highest but Raksposhi is tallest at 6000m vertical rise. 17 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
While one is traveling in the valley, if you look down from high vantage points, the view is just beautiful. Here are few sample views:
Few more cloudscapes from Hunza, Pakistan.