Pakistan and the Karakoram Highway

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Lonely Planet, 2008 - Travel - 432 pages
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Discover Pakistan & the Karakoram Highway

Travel the Karakoram Highway along the route of the fabled Silk Road
Come face to face with ancient Indus Valley civilizations at Moenjodaro
Answer the call of a million-dollar mosque with rocketing minarets and tent-like design
Wind along narrow roads from Peshawar to the legendary Khyber Pass

In This Guide:

Six authors beating every possible path for over 70 weeks of research
Packed with detail, including history and culture analysis, safety advice and the best Himalayan treks
Comprehensive coverage of the entire country and beyond, from Karachi into China's Kashgar
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One of very good and informative information for travellers to Pakistan, covered salient features. One of the notable part of this book is the telephone #s which are quite useful to tourism lovers
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Contents

History
72
Festivals Events
80
Getting There Away
86
Balochistan
139
Dangers Annoyances
145
Ziarat
151
Sindh
157
Sights
164
Karakoram
235
HAZARA
244
Kaghan Valley
251
INDUS KOHISTAN
257
Shatial
263
Haramosh Valley
271
Around Gilgit
280
The Gilgit to Skardu Road
286

Eating
170
Around Hyderabad
176
Neelam Valley
185
History
191
Eating
197
Mardan
204
Around Mingora
213
Around
219
Deosai Plains
291
Minapin
298
Around Karimabad
305
Shimshal Valley
313
Tashkurgan to Kara Kul
320
Around Kashgar
330
What to Take
336
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About the author (2008)

Anthony Sattin is the author of several works of nonfiction and fiction, including the highly acclaimed travel book about Egypt, The Pharaoh's Shadow, and an account of the search for Timbuktu, The Gates of Africa. Anthony discovered Florence Nightingale's previously unpublished letters from Egypt, which the New York Times called a publishing coup. He is the editior of Lonely Planet's A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad, and has contributed to Lonely Planet's Morocco and Algeria books. He is based in London but spends half his year traveling, much of it in Egypt and elsewhere in North Africa. A longtime regular contributor to the London Sunday Times as both feature writer and literary critic, Anthony's works has appeared in Vanity Fair, GQ and a range of other publications, including Conde Nast Traveller, which recently described him as one of the 10 key influences on contemporary travel writing.

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