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brad’s Travel Diary

Sunday, 29 Jul 2007

Location: Rush Phari, Pakistan

MapOne of nature's finest creations - water locked in time for thousands of years gradually edging its way down a mountainside, glaciers are a life force all of their own. Nature's art is ever present as we cross Sumayar glacier. Limpid streams are given life by the morning sun, sculpted by the elements ice forms a new world of discovery and appreciation.
Across the glacier, today we make the gradual descent from its opposite side, following a high trail with fantastic views. The last hour present one final assault on our endurance. The climb from Hoper glacier to Hoper Village in mid afternoon heat, uphill relief from fatigued thighs, hardly.