Once upon a time in Hunza – Altit Fort

Source: The Nation by Haroon Ashraf

On our second morning in Hunza, I woke up early, made myself a nice cup of coffee and sat in the spacious dining hall at Eagle’s Nest, trying to make some sense of the sensory overload called Hunza. I was at an unbelievably beautiful place.

Once upon a time in Hunza - Altit Fort

[…] The village was in such a festive mood. For some time, we were hearing sounds of playing music and merrymaking. The guide told us that it was 49th [Imamat day] anniversary of His Highness Aga Khan VI, the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims. The entire village was dancing, playing music and celebrating. Their loyalty to Aga Khan is exemplary.

Read more – Dated: May 29, 2017

 

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