Gilgit’s dusty bazaar is not particularly colourful but it’s lively and eclectic, filled with people drawn from Karachi to Kashgar. It’s not unusual to hear Uyghur, Wakhi, Burushaski, Khowar and Pashto; Urdu and English are also widely spoken
The town wakes early to muezzins in scores of mosques calling the faithful to dawn prayers. The major Muslim branches – Shiite, Sunni and Ismaili – overlap here, with...
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