Pakistan – An undiscovered heaven for winter sports and adventure

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Tourists staying away from smog engulfed China

The outlook for tour operators in the Middle Kingdom is dim – thanks in part to the blanket of smog obscuring much of the country, notably its capital city.

According to a report released Monday by the China Tourism Academy, 129 million tourists visited the country in 2013, down 2.5% from the previous year. Meanwhile, . . . → Read More: Tourists staying away from smog engulfed China

Pakistani women living on the edge, climbing some of the world’s highest peaks

A group of young girls sit on a carpeted floor listening as their teacher writes on a whiteboard, preparing his students for the rigours of climbing some of the world’s highest peaks.

This is Shimshal Mountaineering School, tucked away in a remote village in the breathtaking mountains of Pakistan’s far north, . . . → Read More: Pakistani women living on the edge, climbing some of the world’s highest peaks

Pakistan – 360° love

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Sayed Gul Kalash the lady who runs Bumboret Museum

When people who have heard of her but have not met her finally do, they are taken aback. The head of Bumboret Museum—an archaeologist no less—named Sayed Gul Kalash is not a man.

Images from the Kalash valleys portray women as a strong, confident ilk, even if the photographs are . . . → Read More: Sayed Gul Kalash the lady who runs Bumboret Museum

Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan is an online photography competition about cultural heritage sites in Pakistan. It is a part of the international annual photographic competition Wiki Loves Monuments, which is officially the biggest photography competition in the world according to the Guinness World Records and organised worldwide by Wikipedia volunteer editors.

The aim of Wiki . . . → Read More: Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Ancient Greek tomb discovered

Site dates to end of Alexander the Great’s reign in 4th century BC and may be grave of a prominent Macedonian, say officials.

Archaeologists have unearthed a vast ancient tomb in Greece, distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325BC, the government announced on Tuesday.

The tomb, in the country’s north-eastern Macedonia . . . → Read More: Ancient Greek tomb discovered

Superb time-lapse of Pakistan’s Hunza and Fairy Meadows

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Elephant cries after getting rescued

This is Raju. Raju lived on tourist handouts in India, sometimes eating garbage just to keep his belly full.

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Amazing ten facts about Pakistan

BY S. F. ELSA

You may have heard about Pakistan in relation to Brazuca – the official football that was made here for FIFA World Cup 2014. Or you may have heard some unfortunate news about this country on media channels.  Today we have gathered 10 facts about Pakistan which you do not see every . . . → Read More: Amazing ten facts about Pakistan