Pakistan Travel and the Nanga Parbat Attack - Background

Discussion of Bushwalking, Hiking, Trekking, Tramping, Rambling and Camping elsewhere around the world.

Pakistan Travel and the Nanga Parbat Attack - Background

Postby wayno » Fri 19 Jul, 2013 6:28 pm

In this article, Piolet d'Or winning climber and experienced writer Steve Swenson explores the background and the politics behind the unrest in Pakistan that led to the murder of ten climbers at the Nanga Parbat basecamp last month.

http://www.ukhillwalking.com/articles/page.php?id=5660
from the land of the long white clouds...
User avatar
wayno
Lagarostrobos franklinii
Lagarostrobos franklinii
 
Posts: 8672
Joined: Sun 19 Jun, 2011 8:26 am
Location: NZ
Region: New Zealand
Gender: Male

Re: Pakistan Travel and the Nanga Parbat Attack - Background

Postby andrewa » Sat 20 Jul, 2013 9:04 pm

Wow. Complex politics. Can't get my head around it. It's like having all the Liberal/Labor/Greens armed with guns for a shoot off before our election....., and being fortunate or unfortunate enough to live in the wrong area.

A
andrewa
Athrotaxis selaginoides
Athrotaxis selaginoides
 
Posts: 1312
Joined: Sat 05 Mar, 2011 6:55 pm
ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS: None
Region: Victoria
Gender: Male


Return to International

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest