Pakistan in june 2005
Travel-Photos by a writer since 1968
94.jpg People
They are very friendly but they can also be very tense. Well, Afghanistan is very near, in every sense...
(12 photos by Mario Biondi)
97.jpg On the road
Tricycles, cars, trucks: a festival of colors and fantasy
(24 photos by Mario Biondi)
8.jpg Islamabad
The very modern capital, so different from the rest of the country
(6 photos by Mario Biondi)
12.jpg Buddhism in Taxila, the Swat (Gandhara) and the KKH
Very important remains of an extraordinary mixture between Buddha and Greece (Bactriana)...
(49 photos by Mario Biondi)
92.jpg The Swat River and Valley
or... Friday at the river
(11 photos by Mario Biondi)
96.jpg The Shangla Pass
6 hours or so to drive 100 kms...
(9 photos by Mario Biondi)
129.jpg From Besham to Gilgit to the Hunza Valley
Huge mountains and Indus, Indus, Indus...
(23 photos by Mario Biondi)
160.jpg Karimabad and the Hunza
Fabled ancient indipendent State
(37 photos by Mario Biondi)
192.jpg The Nagyr
The traditional enemy of Hunza
(22 photos by Mario Biondi)
212.jpg The Upper Hunza (Gulmit)
The best part of the KKH
(34 photos by Mario Biondi)
228.jpg From Gulmit to the Khunjerab
The last, not so difficult part of the KKH
(18 photos by Mario Biondi)
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