From Attabad lake we rode south to the high tourist resort of Karimabad.
Stayed in 'Hill top hotel' at a reduced rate 1500rb approx 15$, always get a recommendation, for a discount.
This is a town of two forts where the Hunza royalty have lived through the ages, both are now just tourist destinations. HRH from UK is due to land here in 2017 to judge their performance as world heritage sites, nothing so grand for us. Having cup of local 'Milky tea' with the guide Mohammed & his family was something different.
Family man, live in Northumberland, with Heather and 3 grown children.
Engineer, design, build and mostly fix machinery, travel worldwide.
Retired Canoe'st, big White water was the thing, Europe every summer, then Norway & Chile!
Motorcycling started with Trials competitions, many years ago, still have TY250 but too little time.
started on road bikes commuting few years ago.
China Jolly started, when Heather bought me the book 'Adventure Motorcycling Handbook' and I've watched too many other people do it, (certain series with two GSs).
So my 50th Birthday present is an expensive luna... full info
Green lines on hillsideIrrigation intreagues me as an engineer.
So they extract water from glacial rivers as high as possible, the run as wide possible to maximise growing area.
Think the abundance of trees provide shade.
IrrigationRiver runs down narrow slot from glacier.
Two near impossible channels dug in cliff carry water to communities on either side, water = life here.