How to Attend the Wagah Border Ceremony

Indian woman runs with flag

In this post I outline how to attend the Wagah border ceremony. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided activity on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Difficulty Level: […]

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How To Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan

Nanga Parbat Jeep

This post will outline how to trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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How to Trek in Pakistan for K2 Views

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

This is how to trek in Pakistan for K2 views. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Difficulty Level:   […]

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Pakistan-India Border Crossing

Indian woman runs with flag

War of Plumes Wagah Border Ceremony The lowering of the flags, or the Beating Retreat ceremony at Wagah border near Hussainiwala National Martyrs Memorial, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.[1] The drill is characterized by elaborate and rapid […]

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Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Trek – Narrative

Nanga Parbat Jeep

Jeep Across the Deosai Plains You Call That A Trek? Psst, buddy, you want to make a deal? That wasn’t exactly what the guy said, but it was what it sounded like to me. I was sitting in the dusty back room of a hovel in a small village in Pakistan and was trying desperately […]

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Pakistan, In Search of K2 Views at Machi Lu La Pass

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

The photo was all that I’d hoped to see in Pakistan. In that single photo, standing prominent was K2, the second highest mountain in the world, as well as Gashurbrun I (11 th ), Broad Peak (12 th ), and Gashurbrun II (13 th highest). Four of the world’s 14 giants, all within one photo […]

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