Baltit Fort area in the Hunza Valley of north Pakistan. This lady owned a little shop on the way up to Baltit Fort where she sold small items she had made herself, like small drawstring bags and purses hand-embroidered. When you live in these remote areas you have to be very enterprising to earn a living. She belongs to the ismaili sect of Islam, the women wear these lovely hand-embroidered caps.
Baltit Fort, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan: Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. In the past, the survival of the feudal regime of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, which overlooks Karimabad —