I had a wish to witness autumn colors for a long time and on Dec 1st, I decided to visit Abbottabad and Galiyat. It was a 12th Rabi' al-awwal evening and the country was celebrating the birthday of the Islamic prophet, Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). The plan was to leave late night and experience the sunrise on Karakorum Highway.
The dish which has so popular in Afghanistan that it is considered as a national dish of the country. Emerging from Afghanistan, this dish is also popular among the Pashtun people of Pakistan. Kabuli Pulao is a rice dish consisting of steamed rice mixed with raisins, carrots, and lamb. This dish may be made with lamb, chicken, or beef & maybe decorated with raisins, orange peel strips, and chopped nuts like pistachios or almonds.
"Why not I take the Nathiagali road to reach Islamabad?" I thought, having a cup of tea in "Bhai Sweet & Hotel". The road would be more scenic filled with many interesting places like Donga Gali, Pipeline trek, Nathiagali and Muree. Unknowing the condition of the road I started off hesitantly.