Sketch. Old Rhajas Palace and brick makers. Kaplu

Sketch. Old Rhajas Palace and brick makers. Kaplu

Excellent little piece and very informative

Thank you for that Dermot much appreciated, I always think sketches especially in travel diarys should be there for the little things we tend to forget.

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On one of my trips into the Karacoram mountains in Pakistan, during the initial drive in we stopped at a village called Kaplu. Above the village was a deserted and semi ruined Rhajas palas that was being repaired. The workmen were mixing the mud base to make bricks for this process and out there wore no kind of protective gear at all, just what they would normally wear but no footwear.

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Malcolm Buckley

I have always loved the outdoors and have climbed and walked in various places in the world, after giving numerous slide shows and talks about my trips to raise money for charity, i realised the slides and photos did not do what i saw justice, so I decided to start trying to paint. I am self taught…

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