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    Youngi's Adventures: The Echoing Green (AJK) - nWMaXe0

    Asslam-o-Alaikum:


    I have never used the word "Adventure" in any of my trips despite of being into touring from last 4 years and have covered almost every location of Pakistan on my bike with an exception of North. But this trip was truly a masterpiece when it comes to adventure.

    Faced flat tyre, shivering cold breeze, heavy rain, hailstorm, running bike over camelion, racing with horses, broken rear shoe in drum, slipped chain, sleeping in truck wala hotel with insanely poor hygenie, insanely long heard of sheep's occupying road, eating canned food, having chai infront of indian occupied kashmir, witnessed a fellow jeep accident, group politics and what not you name it and we faced it.

    But indeed Kashmir's beauty is so enchanting it overcome all the hurdles.It was a complete adventure to visit the undisturbed beauty of beautiful Pakistan.

    We were three bikers from different regions and localities but pooled in our ideas and effort through pakwheels platform.

    1. Imran Afzal from Lahore (Atlas Honda Pridor 100)
    2. Muhammad Imran from Sialkot (Ravi Piaggio 125)
    3. Sikander Akram from Islamabad (Ravi Piaggio 125)

    Preface:

    It was decided that we will leave at 3rd morning of eid and return by next Monday in anycase. As Imran Afzal bhai has some important project ongoing for which he had to report in any case. We planned to do camping so we distributed stuff and duties in-time to avoid any confusion.

    1. Imran Afzal is responsible for bringing cooking posts, utensils, pans and stove
    2. Muhammad Imran is responsible for bringing all the stuff like canned food, cleaning stuff, puncture kit and tool kit
    3. I was responsible for arranging camps and camping related stuff

    Every detail will be shared stepwise so that it wont ruin the taste of keeping interest in whole story expense details will be shared at the end of the thread as well

    Locations Covered: Islamabad, Muzaffarabad, Kundal Shahi, Shardah, Keel --> Taobat

    Day 1 = Lahore to Islamabad
    Day 2 = Islamabad to
    Kundalshahi
    Day 3 = Kundalshahi to
    Keel
    Day 4 = Keel to
    Phulwai
    Day 5 = Phulwai to
    Taobat and back to Keel
    Day 6 = Keel to
    Shardah and Shardah to Islamabad


    So here's a small intro of bikers riding to devour the mesmerizing and enchanting beauty of Echoing Green i.e Kashmir (Neelum Valley)

    Full gang with loaded stuff


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    Muhammad Imran @ManMachineAdventure

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    Imran Afzal @imranafzal4

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    Seems to be an excellent trip, waiting for more details with PIX
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    Got a call at around 11pm that they have reached Sitara Market, so went to pick them


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    In morning it started to rain again, we checked the weather at web to be sure about weather conditions. It was decided that we will be leaving 5am early morning.

    I have habit of sleeping at around 4am so as you guessed i wasnt able to sleep whole night and prepared my luggage while both imrans slept well for next patch of journey. But as anticipated the leaving time got delayed due to weather conditions. @ManMachineAdventure's mood was 50-50 either to go for Kashmir or not but i gave the final call to get it started we will see about weather on way

    So left Islamabad by 7.30AM

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    @ManMachineAdventure with his packed bike

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    All set and ready to go

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    My bike

    Had two camps, 1 as a back up. One sleeping bag, 1 foldable camping mattress as i wanted to be comfortable during camping and waist bag which had essential documents

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    It was pretty cold while travelling on Murree expressway i got nature's call

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    We decided to take Bypass to reach Bassian Chowk, so just before taking that rough and treacherous road we decided to have a little tea break

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    As usual i was also jammed pack Zombie Mode

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    So after having tea at side hotel we took by-pass from Murree expressway to Bassian Chowk (Kohala)

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    We were not in hurry to reach the destination as the purpose was to enjoy rather making a hasty trip

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    Imran bhai in action

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    Me I have this "Sahafa in almost every of my trips as it protects face from dust

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    While @ManMachineAdventure was getting amused seeing our photosession in almost start of trip

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    So reached Bassian Chowk and had tea break as well with some fried pakora's i avoided eating pakora's as i didnt wanted to end up with stomach ache in long trip

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    good going
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