Chitral’s natural beauty can stun anyone into silence

Photo: Yusra Hayat

Chitral — When I was going to Chitral to cover the aftermath of the shandur festival 2016, I had no idea what the region had in store for me. When you have space for one story from a region that is generally under-represented, it is inevitable that the most appalling one wins placement.

There is so much more to Chitral than just forced marriages and floods. Whether you are strolling in a bazaar or sitting on a hill overlooking Tirich Mir from the royal abode of the mehtar, the city and its people will force you to extend your trip. The air of regality, serenity and warmth is enough to lure you in. — read further from source