The Meaning of Life

Posted: March 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

What is most important in life?

People search for life’s meaning in many ways. Wealth. Power. Status. Possessions. As alluring as these may be, people who achieve them are seldom satisfied. Often it’s not until our later years that we fully grasp the extraordinary value of our relationships.

I am grateful to have been able to achieve much in life. Many would view me as “successful.” Yet my greatest treasures by far are my relationships—with my wonderful wife, Wendy, and our children, grandchildren and close friends—and with the Lord Jesus—a bond that is absolutely unique!

Even when we are denied the intimate relationships of marriage, family and friends, there is One who always will be, without fail, our friend. Recall His pledge: “I will never leave you or forsake you.”

By the time Billy Graham was in his 90s, he had lost his wife, Ruth, and many close acquaintances through death. But he always had a friend in Jesus. He stated, “It is the greatest discovery you will ever make: You were created to know God and be His friend forever. This is a staggering truth. Think of it. The infinite, all-powerful holy God of the universe wants to be your friend. He wants you to know Him personally.”

Take a moment now to embrace this profound reality, for in it you touch the very meaning of life: You were created to be God’s friend /////

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Transfers

Posted: March 18, 2015 in Uncategorized

Transfers

Gilgit Airport to Hotel

Gilgit Airport is located at a small ground very close to the center it takes 5 – 10 Minutes from Airport to any hotel in town

Gilgit Hunza

100 Kilometers one of the most scenic journeys in the world. Stopping at several photo stops it takes 3 – 4 Hrs to reach Hunza the Shangri-La

Gilgit to Besham (or V.V.)

310 Kilometers is also an spectacular journey as described above. it usually takes 8 Hours with stops on the way at Shatial Rock drawings, The Nanga Parbat view points and Lunch stop at PTDC Barseen or a local restaurant in Dassu.

Besham to Islamabad (or V.V.)

275 Kilometers usually takes 8 – 9 Hours with stops at Abbottabad & Taxila road is pretty good running along the Indus you will take a diversion to the foot hills of Himalaya Tarai mountains and reach Rawalpindi / Islamabad via Margalla pass.

Gilgit to Skardu.

An spectacular drive along the Indus river between Karakorum & Himalaya mountains. Road is narrow so 220 Kms. take about 9 Hours

Tours & Excursion.

Gilgit city tour. 2 – 3 Hours. We visit the Gilgit bazaar and Kargah Buddha Usually it is done by Jeeps we can also do it by Hiaces and Suzuki. carriers

Full Day Excursion to Hunza.

Best outing from Gilgit Hunza is 100 Kms. from Gilgit We take a slow drive stopping at different places for Photos and short walks. Also stop at the memorial of Pakistan army’s Mortals who gave their lives for the road, stop at mark where The two continents collided ( Collision of Asian and Indian tatanic plats which resulted the gigantic mountains in the area) Tea at Rakaposhi View point from where you can see Rakaposhi facing right before you. Lunch at Baltit Inn . Free time in Hunza bazaar Afternoon return to Gilgit.

Naltar.

Naltar is probably one of the most spectacular Excursions in Pakistan, for those who like a little bit of adventure. The road to Naltar is pretty but Very dusty until the village of Nomal after Nomal you drive along the side of mountains and the climb is quite steep. At the upper Naltar you very instantly see the beautiful meadows the temperature is also very comfortable so one can really get a fancy escape from Gilgit`s heat. There is a small restaurant at the meadows which can serve a hot meal or you can carry Lunch boxes from Serena and have the restaurant make tea for you.

Serena Hotel Gilgit baltistan

Posted: March 18, 2015 in Uncategorized

Serena Hotels – Our Gilgit-Baltistan Collection

Our Gilgit-Baltistan Collection is a bespoke selection of small heritage boutique hotels, guest houses, one 4-star hotel, luxury tented camps & unique cafes that provide experiences in incredible landscapes all over Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan.

 

Owned and managed by Tourism Promotion Services, a division of The Aga Khan Development Network, our objective is to protect and promote the local culture and heritage of Northern Pakistan in an environmentally sensitive manner. To achieve this we work closely with the local communities in which we are located as well as working with the Aga Khan Development Network agencies ensuring that our guests are provided with authentic experiences. From 800 year old Forts to 200 year old Royal Palaces our varied selection of accommodation and guest experiences will take you on an unforgettable journey through the North of Pakistan.

Broghil Valley National Park

Posted: March 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

Broghil Valley (بروغل) is a valley and national park located in Chitral District, of Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located close to theAfghan-Pakistan border

Location.

Broghil valley is located at a distance of 250 km from main Chitral town and is the northern most valley of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Geography.

The area is mostly mountainous tracts. Elevations range from 3,280m at Kishmanjah village to 4,304m at Karamber Lake in northeast. The terrain is undulating, with steep mountains, wide stretch grassy plains and narrow valleys. The total area of peatlands and lakes is almost 3,400 ha.

See also

Mountains and glaciers

Posted: March 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

Karakoram Highway provides the pathway to expeditions for almost all peaks in Gilgit–Baltistan, Kashmir and several peaks in XinjiangChina. The region includes some of the world’s largest glaciers like the Baltoro Glacier. Five of the Eight-thousanders (mountains taller than 8,000 metres (26,000 ft)) of the world that are in Pakistan are accessible by the highway. The notable mountains that can be directly seen while traveling on the highway are:

Many glaciers can be seen while traveling on the highway:

  • Minapin Glacier
  • Passu Glacier
  • Ghulkin Glacier
  • Khunjerab Glacier

 

WEATHER OF GILGIT

Posted: March 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

lakes of Gilgit Baltistan

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

map of gilgit baltistan

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

Map of Gilgit-Baltistan, showing the boundaries of six of the nine present districts and their tehsils. The boundary between the recently created Hunza-Nagar District and the now smaller Gilgit District is the same line as the northern boundary of the former Gilgit Tehsil. That tehsil appears as the southernmost division of the area shown above in light blue. Aliabad, the administrative center of the new Hunza-Nagar District, is not yet shown on this map. Note: An up-to-date map showing the boundaries of all nine of the present districts is sorely needed.

news papers

Posted: March 5, 2015 in Uncategorized

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Daily Baad-e-Shimal

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Daily Mahasib Newspaper

Daily Mahasib Newspaper,