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
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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
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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
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:
3 months ago
Few more cloudscapes from Hunza, Pakistan.