Hunza Valley and Rakaposhi Base Camp Trek

I have found my Shangri La. In the Pakistani mountain village called Aliabad where I stayed for a week to explore the Pakistani Himalayas. Only goats to see on the trails here Renting a motorbike to explore, reading books and relaxing was nice, but the real highlight of the journey was trekking to the base […]



Islamabad is a city much different than Karachi and Lahore. The capital is a modern city, well planned and organized. I was staying with a couchsurfer in the district F-11, which much like the other districts is centered around a Markaz, a marking place where me and my host would sit and drink tea together […]


The Kharakoram Highway

The drive from Islamabad to Hunza Valley went on steep mountain roads where my bus was overtaking other vehichles, being just centimeters from the steep hills on the side of the road. Although how scary it was, I could not get my eyes off the scenic mountain landscape on the way up, and as I […]

India, Pakistan

The notorious India-Pakistan border

Ive seen some bizarre traditions like the voodoo ceremonies in Burkina Faso, Womens wrestling in Bolivia, a rat worshipping Temple in India and spinning Soufis in Sudan, but the closing ceremony at the Wagah border between India and Pakistan is definitely on among the top of those experiences. I had cought a six dollar uber […]