Did you know?

36 interesting and strange facts about the world…

  1. Travel can help improve your problem-solving skills.
  2. One out of eight jobs in the U.S. depends on travel and tourism.
  3. Taking a vacation can lower your risk of heart disease.
  4. Studies show that money spent on travel makes you happier than money spent on material goods.
  5. Benefits of travel are almost immediate. After only a day or two, 89% of people experience significant drops in stress.
  6. Travel has been shown to help aid those suffering from depression. Continue reading “Did you know?”

The Kalash Tribe Of Pakistan

Kalash_women_traditional_clothingDeep in the Hindu Kush mountains of northwest Pakistan lies the remote and picturesque Chitral Valley – home of Tirich Mir, the 14th-highest peak in the world (25,550 ft), and of the legendary pagan tribe Kalash.

The Kalash, or “Wearers of the Black Robe,” are a Dardic people whose ancestry is enveloped in mystery: a legend says that five soldiers of the legions of Alexander the Great settled in Chitral, and are the progenitors of the Kalash. Today, the Kalash are one of the world’s endangered minorities, with a population of about 4,000 remaining. Continue reading “The Kalash Tribe Of Pakistan”