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Lahore/Gilgit/Pakistan

Melbourne/Australia

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November 6, 2019

Let’s talk about breakfasts, Lahori breakfasts. Whenever I leave Pakistan to a different country, I miss local Desi food. Foreign travellers often ask us ‘why every dish so oily in Pakistan?’ Yes!!! It’s not healthy for your body but it’s delicious and we Lahori absolu...

Before we decided to run the Rakaposhi Basecamp Trek as one of our trips through Karakoram Bikers, Tabish went and explored the area. Tabish had not previously done much trekking and this was his first major multi day hike. 

This is his story.

We have since polished off...

In the rainy season (known as Barsaat or Sawaan) the Pakistani community is heavily into Samosas and Pakoras, so much so that as soon as "Dadus" come out of gutters the urge for eating delicious Samosa and the rich hearty Pakora takes control of the Pakistani mentality...

December 13, 2018

After a stop for Gujranwala Kulfi, the best Kulfi in the land and an escape from the beating sun of a Punjab Summer,  take the slight detour off the GT road into Rohtas Fort just west of Jhelum. Timing the visit for sunset(or sunrise) is highly recommended... Seemingly...

September 25, 2017

If it moves, let's decorate it...

 It took us almost an hour to make our way through the congestion of Rawalpindi, meandering through the miniscule gaps between cars, donkeys and fruit sellers wheeling carts laden with peaches, grapes, apples. The traffic grinded to a h...

The Story of our Winter Ride 2017

 Breath constantly steaming, air so cold it bites deep in the lungs with every inhalation, cheeks flushed pinker than the strongest Kashmiri tea, light snow flurries as a sun snow shower breezes past. We walk up the main market street o...

November 24, 2016

As travellers we are given the greatest opportunity to see many different communities and cultures. We have the privilege of immersing ourselves in our global community and it is this connection to others and to our earth that Karakoram Bikers take as not just a desire...

November 23, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan formerly known as the Northern Areas are home to some of the most dramatic mountains on earth, including 5 of the eight thousanders but it is also an area rich in cultural heritage and diversity. 

The best way to understand local culture is to immerse y...

November 22, 2016

This is probably the first question that every foreign traveller thinking of venturing into the land of mighty mountains asks... Is it safe?

Yes is the short answer.

Here is the long answer...

While much of the worlds mainstream media is harping on about terrorism and cou...

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