Pakistani Travel Writers: Mustansar Hussain Tarar, Altaf Shaikh, Ayaz Latif Palijo, Ibn-E-Insha, Qamar Ali Abbasi Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158245413

Published: June 19th 2010

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32 pages


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Pakistani Travel Writers: Mustansar Hussain Tarar, Altaf Shaikh, Ayaz Latif Palijo, Ibn-E-Insha, Qamar Ali Abbasi  by  Books LLC

Pakistani Travel Writers: Mustansar Hussain Tarar, Altaf Shaikh, Ayaz Latif Palijo, Ibn-E-Insha, Qamar Ali Abbasi by Books LLC
June 19th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 32 pages | ISBN: 9781158245413 | 9.38 Mb

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Mustansar Hussain Tarar (Urdu: ) ( March 1,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Not illustrated. Excerpt: Mustansar Hussain Tarar (Urdu: ) ( March 1, 1939) is one of the most famous personalities of Pakistan. He is a famous actor, writer, compere, high-altitude enthusiast and a mountaineer in his own right. Although most of his fame comes from his TV career and as a writer, Tarar is regarded as the biggest name and contributor to promoting tourism in Northern Areas of Pakistan. He has undertaken many tourism and trekking expeditions including extremely strenuous treks to places like K-2 base camp and through one of the world most dangerous chitti buoi glacier (chitti buoi literally means glacies with huge caravesses).

He has written accounts of most of his treks in travelogues which, to some critics, sound more like a dramatized story or fiction. Tarar opines, to the concurrence of most adventure writers, that words and even pictures cannot encompass the astounding beauty of nature in its true spirit.

As such, in one of his books, he advises his critics to live through similar experience before criticizing because most people cannot dare go through such dangerous sporting experience of high altitude trekking. This advise is further testified through the respect and regard that Tarar carries in Pakistani climbing community.

Pakistans biggest mountaineering names like Nazir Sabir (first Pakistani climber on Everest and among the only few Pakistanis to have summitted K2) and Rajab Shah also regard Tarar as one of their motivations although both of these climbers hail from the Northern Areas where livelihood of a lot of people is through being high altitude guide and porters. Tarar is a household name in the Northern Areas of Pakistan and people in remotest northern areas take pride in being his hosts during his visits and exped...

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