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By looking at the sheer expanse of mountain ranges in pakistan, one needs to re-establish his or her sense of space and scale. A mountain at a hand is often many days walk through one of most physically challenging mountains range.
The three mighty mountain ranges Karakorams, Himalayas and Hindukush jointly make the roof of the world and Karakoram range possess the world’s biggest freshwater glacier which is even visible from space. Baltoro glacier is roughly 70 Km in length.

This is a very very small glacier in Qurambar Valley and by paying attention in the square box on left in this picture, one can easily spot a man standing in the picture and this gives a relative sense of scale.

Copyrights 2013: Ghulam Rasool

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Chuinj Glacier, Gilgit Baltistan. Pakistan

Chuinj Glacier, Gilgit Baltistan. Pakistan

Qurambar Valley, Gilgit Baltistan. Pakistan.

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Abdul Aziz standing proudly beside his horse at Qurambar Lake

Abdul Aziz standing proudly beside his horse at Qurambar Lake

Abdul Aziz, a primary School Teacher at a local school of Broghil and a great Polo Player as well. He not only accompanied us in our visits to Broghil Valley but he always made things easy for us. The welcoming and warm hearted people of this area treated us as guests and we enjoyed our best time. The day we packed up for Vargut Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan from Qurambar Lake, he appeared with his Heroic style. By wearing the Sunglasses, he prepared his horse and posed for the picture.

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