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Gilgit, Fairy Meadows and the Nanga Parbat base camp

From Skardu the way to Gilgit was hard, the path runs alongside a river and is mostly unpaved, it took us about 7 hours to make the journey (counting the stops to…

Pakistan on a motorbike, The Astore Valley

After the Rakaposhi base camp experience and our farewell to Minapin and Osho, we returned to Gilgit, which will be your “base” point of any Gilgit – Baltistan trip. The second time…

Pakistan on a motorbike. Karimabad and the eagle nest

We travelled the 83 kilometres that separated Sost from Karimabad in a few hours and we found a town entrenched in a mountain and its winding and cobbled alleys full of small…

Pakistan on a motorbike, hunting the Khunjerab pass

We left Gilgit after two days off, meeting some characters in the city, repairing the motorbike brakes (300 rupees), changing the gearbox (1400 rupees) and giving it an oil change (400 rupees…

20 things to do in Crete, full guide

We arrived at Crete almost by chance after closing a new housesitting that would take us to a small town on the island for almost a month. It would also be our…

Pakistan on a motorbike, Naran to Gilgit

We leave Naran first thing in the morning with our clothes still wet. We needed to start as soon as possible to cross the Babusar top since you have to do it…

Pakistan on a motorbike: From Islamabad to Naran

During the visa procedures, we met a very peculiar couple and we ended up spending a lot of time in the city with them. Elham and Khurram met while studying in Tehran.…

What to do in Pakistan capital city Islamabad

Islamabad is Pakistan’s bureaucratic capital, in fact, it is a planned city. Do you know Brasilia? Well, something like that, although this time at least has not been left out opposite to…

Pakistan on a motorbike: Lahore to Islamabad

After the 3 or 4 days that Jesper had to acclimate to drive in the city and a couple of scares driving, we realized things would be harder than we anticipated, let’s…