From a friend in Pakistan

Taj in Shandur, Pakistan. Photo: Flickr/Pattern Films

I received this e-mail this morning from a very close friend who lives in a remote valley high in the Himalayas in Northern Pakistan. We visited his valley in the summer of 2005. (You can see photos of what it looked like then, here.)

Dear Cam and Lauren,
There is a big flooding in Kalasha valleys due to the break up of a gigantic glacier high in the pastures which was said to be melting lately and due to rains and erupted the day before yesterday. Read All »