Thanks for sharing your nice views.Yes these are poplar tress mixed with apricot and cherry. The Hunza valley is situated at an elevation of 2,438 metres (7,999 feet).
Greg Mortenson is a big name who did a great job in the Karakoram region.
TIME Magazine has selected, ‘Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission To Fight Terrorism and Build Nations…One School At A Time.
Mortenson has dedicated his life to establish 58 schools in remote villages of the Karakoram, Pamir and Hindu Kush, which educate over 24,000 children.
Three Cups of Tea’, a New York Times best-seller in March 2006.
here is a link (copy and paste into your browser)to an online distributor, and the information on the book. It is a truly great account of a man who has grasped an understanding of the local people, and has earned their respect. It is a great read.
"Life is brought down to the basics: if you are warm, regular, healthy, not thirsty or hungry, then you are not on a mountain... Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall — it's great when you stop."