In June my wife and I went
on our honeymoon to Pakistan.
We travelled over 4000 km in
Pakistan during the hot season, visiting the North-West Frontier
Province and the Punjab.
Our friends and family thought we were
Pic: Jan, Queen of
|Our guide was Ali.
Ali is from Hunza, and is an experienced mountain guide.
Most of our travel was in an air-conditioned
mini-van, driven by
Ali and Tufal quickly became our
good and trusted friends.
Pic: Tufal and Ali, Lowari Pass
|What an exciting trip!
Ancient bazaars in Lahore and Rawalpindi,
the dizzy heights of the Shangla and Lowari Passes,
and the 'wild west' Pakistan-Afganistan border with our
personal armed guard.
Along the way we saw Mosques,
mountains and snow, ancient history, and a culture of kindness to
Pic: Allan Speedy and bodyguard, Khyber Pass
moment to look at our journey and see the wonder that is Pakistan!
Pic: Beekeepers on the Kalam River, Indus Kohistan
One of my lifetime
interests is numismatics (coin collecting). I specialise in coins
of the Sub-Continent, click here
Islamabad - Rawalpindi - Taxila
Swat and Indus Kohistan
Chitral - Kafiristan - Nuristan
Takht i Bahi - Charsadda
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