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Trek: The shepherds’ trail

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At the onset of every spring and winter, the shepherds of Hunza trek through rugged mountains to a higher altitude where they rear their sheep and goats for the remainder of the summer season — they return once the snow sets in. Marifat, my guide, convinces me to try this route favoured by the locals. “The lower Hunza valley will ...

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Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan fusion festival kicks off in Lahore


LAHORE: Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan Fusion Festival-2017 is set for kick off in Lahore today. The three-day long first ever of its kind, featuring music, crafts and cuisines from Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan is being held at Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall and Greater Iqbal Park from today (Thursday) and will continue till Saturday. This was announced by the Chairman Board of Governors ...

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