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Monthly Archives: May 2006

Peerbadshah & Kashmir Himalayas

The Hunza Gardens of Disappearing Glaciers, Northern Areas, Pakistan, May, 2006

Gardens below Rakaposhi between Gilgit and Karimabad, Nothern Areas, Pakistan, 25 May 2006, photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram.

Over the last several thousand years, tribal farmers, orchardists in particular, have taken advantage of the melting glaciers in the headwaters of South Asia to create exceptionally artificial, well-designed, and dynamic agro-ecosystems. The Hunza, [...]

Astore Valley, Kashmir, Pakistan, 21 May 2006

Astore Valley on the western edge of Kashmir