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    Default PBC: A journey to the world's highest polo ground to the world's 3rd highest plateau.

    Participants:

    1. Khanomer (Dr. Omer Khan)
    2. imranbhatti (Imran Bhatti)
    3. bilalzubairy (Bilal Ahsan Zubairy)
    4. anjan_yariyan (Hareem Khan)

    Departure Date: 06-07-2011
    Departure Time: 00:30

    Places Visited:
    - Nowshera
    - Dir
    - Lowari Pass
    - Chitral
    - Shandhoor
    - Phundar Lake
    - Gupis Lake
    - Gilgit
    - Hunza
    - Attabad Lake
    - Passu
    - Astor
    - Deosai
    - Skardoo
    - Shigar
    - Chillas
    - Babusar
    - Naran

    Shandhoor Lake:
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    Deosai Plains:
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    Trip Details:

    Day 1:
    - Started our journey from Rawalpindi on Bikes.
    - Crossed: Attock, Nowshera.
    - Reached: Takhtbai and had Lunch there of Chappal Kababs.
    - Crossed: Mardan
    - Reached: Dir and planned to stay there for the night.

    Day 2:
    - Started our journey from Dir
    - Reached: Lowari Pass and had breakfast at Lowari Top.
    - Crossed: Many small cities/villages.
    - Reached: Chitral and had Kawa there.
    - Reached: Bunni and decided to stay there for the night.

    Day 3:
    - Started our journey from Bunni
    - Reached: Shandhoor.
    - Watched some awsome fireworks and musical night.
    - Cammped at Shandhoor for the night.

    Day 4:
    - Watched the POLO match.
    - Started our journey from Shandhoor
    - Reached: Phundur Lake and decided to stay there for the night.

    Day 5:
    - Visited Gupis Lake on the way to Gilgit.
    - Reached Gilgit and had Lunch over there.
    - Left for Hunza Valley.
    - Reached at Gulmit Nagar in Nagar valley just before the Hunza valley.
    - There in Gulmit Nagar at the beautiful Rakaposhi View Point hotel, we decided to stay there for the night.

    Day 6:
    - Left for Attabad Lake.
    - Reached Karimabad and had breakfast come Lunch... (a very delicious chicken curry)
    - Reached at the lake.
    - Had a boat ride over the lake and reached at the other end.
    - Via a van reached Passu and stayed there at night at the feets of great Passu Cathrederal.

    Day 7:
    - Crossed the lake back and reached Gulmit Nagar.
    - From there went back to Gilgit and just before Gilgit at Dinior we decided to stay there for the night
    (Reason: My bike got punctured and Hareem bike's shock was broken needed to replace it)

    Day 8:
    - Got out bikes fixed.
    - Reached Nagaparbat view point hotel... stayed there for tea and left fot Astore.
    - Reached Astore and stayed there for the night.

    Day 9:
    - Left for Chilum
    - Reached Chilum and had breakfast come lunch.
    - Left for Deosai...
    - Reached Sheoshar Lake... (Just before that lake Omer Khan's bike heated up and he turned back PBC: A journey to the world's highest polo ground to the world's 3rd highest plateau. - sad )...
    - Crossed Kala pani.
    - Reached at the famous hanging bridge at Bara Pani, crossed it and camped at the other side.

    Day 10:
    - Crossed Bara Pani.
    - Reached Sadpara Lake.
    - Reached Skardoo.
    - Visited the Shigar Fort.

    Day 11:
    - Left for Shangrilla an awsome and relaxing place.
    - Crossed the KKH-Skardoo bridge on foot.
    - Reached Chillas and stayed there for the night.

    Day 12:
    - Crossed the Babusar pass.
    - Reached Naran and had lunch there.
    - Reached Abbotabad and stayed there for the night.

    Day 13:
    - After few minor checks of the bike left for Pindi.
    - From Pinidi i seperated from others and reached Lahore via Skyways.
    - Others reached Lahore via GT Road on self drive.

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    Omer Khan coming out of the railway station at Rawalpindi
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    While others packing their stuff to get ready for the journey
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    Great job bikers !!!

    Looking forward to more beautiful pics
    Never Give In !!!
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    awesome job by PBC LIONS.
    IGNITE YOUR LIFE WITH WHEELS.

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    awesome
    Man's heart away from nature becomes hard.

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    sir ji great trip but shandoor is not the highest plateau nor is deosai. its Tibet in china.
    yes shandoor polo ground is the " highest polo ground of the world"
    correct me if i am wrong
    tankx and waiting for more pics

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    Quote Originally Posted by asifcae View Post
    sir ji great trip but shandoor is not the highest plateau nor is deosai. its Tibet in china.
    yes shandoor polo ground is the " highest polo ground of the world"
    correct me if i am wrong
    tankx and waiting for more pics
    Thanx for the correction... it's 2nd highest in the world...

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    At last reached our first destination: Dir (A place filled with decent and friendly people)... May Allah curse those terrorist elements working there and ruining the peace of that area...

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    Day 2

    Hareem Khan posing at the balcony of the room where we stayed at night in DIR

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    Spotted this just outside the rest house...
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    Good good.
    PBC FTW!
    You guys rock!
    Waiting for more pictures.
    One of the most difficult things in the world is to know how to do something, and to watch without comment, somebody else do it incorrectly.

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    The road to the famous Lowari Pass... had a strong wish to cross the Lowari Tunnel, but it was a journey of 9 KMs of waist height water and no light on the way... so obviously crossed the pass through the regular road...

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    Just at the top of the pass...
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    Imran Bhatti servicing the plug... as khan Omer's bike was giving a little trouble...
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    Atlast me in the frame...
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    End of day 2... Rest time @ BUNNI on the way to Shandhoor...

    Imran Bhatti
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    And our luggage...
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