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catdrool11

I follow you on IG! This looked like an epic trip! Do you have any other group trips in the works?


ObamasLoveChild

Yup! Just got the potential dates for Pakistan next year - you can [sign up early here](https://thepartyingtraveler.com/2021/04/19/were-going-to-pakistan-october-2021-group-expedition/) and I'll send out all the information asap :)


catdrool11

Done! Thanks so much!


ObamasLoveChild

The Karakoram Range, the third tallest in the world. I spent about 10 days in this region, where the world's three tallest mountain ranges - The Himalayas, the Karakoram, and the Hindu Kush intersect. This was one of my favorite day hikes, as we left from the local family's farm we were staying at and hiked up to this epic mountain pass. Shortly after, we would drop down into the black glacier below before getting up close and personal with those mountains in the background. Pakistan has been one of the most unforgettable countries I've ever been to, and I'm still processing huge chunks of what's been a jam-packed trip. Pakistan might not be a country that is on your radar, but if you get the chance to go, do not turn it down. The natural beauty is wild, rugged, and untamed, in contrast to the gentle, welcoming, and kind-hearted people that welcomed us every step of the way. Edit: Have a huge recap of the trip on [my Instagram story highlights](https://instagram.com/thepartyingtraveler) if anyone wants to see what our trip was like :)


bsh22

I'd love to hear your itinerary and recommendations. It's become number one on my list of places to visit.


ObamasLoveChild

For sure! We spent a few days in Lahore and Islamabad to get settled, then flew up to Gilgit, did Nanga Parbat base camp, then stayed at Hunza for a night before doing Rakaposhi Base Camp, and then chilled out at Hunza for another 2 nights, then went to Ghulkin to stay with a local family that my friend knew. We stayed there for 3 nights and used it as a home base for trekking in the Karakoram Range. I'm working on putting together a complete recap of the adventure, but there is a lot to unload. The first part of the trip is [up on my blog](https://thepartyingtraveler.com/2021/11/01/pages-from-pakistan-part-1-into-the-chaos/) now, but I haven't quite gotten to the mountains yet.


thejournaloflosttime

Love it. Do you have a large photo album from the trip up anywhere? Could be a good candidate for Lost Time


ObamasLoveChild

Not yet! Working on it, just got back to good Wi-Fi so working on getting stuff up as soon as I can :)


thejournaloflosttime

Wonderful! Would love to check it out.


bsh22

Great stuff. Is it the Broke Backpacker that you were working with? I had looked into it as an alternative to going solo, seems like it might be a reasonable place for that…


Belgianwaffle4444

Do you even know what 'Hindu Kush' means that you're advertising it here? What a S.O.B


aventurero_soy_yo

Very nice photo and sounds like a great time. By the way, this looks very similar to the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range in California.


ararararakdo

Have been here. 11/10 recommend. So glad you had fun! Although I disagree with your insta caption - Pakistan is fairly easy to travel. Plenty of transport, infrastructure and major cities. The northern area are not as easy because of the lack of infrastructure but that is also what's kept it beautiful.


ObamasLoveChild

Well, I spent almost all of my time in the northern areas, so it wasn't always easy haha


pompom5645

I love the username!


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tan05

As a south Asian woman I say Go with a group


DesiMountaineer

The Passu Cones are indeed iconic. Did you know that local team from Shimshal climbed this earlier this year?


xsaadx

Amazing


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