Old Polo Ground, Gilgit, Pakistan


Polo is an even more revered sport in the North­ern Area than Cricket. The match I got to watch was between the NA Scouts (mil­it­ary) and the police. As a spec­tator you have to be pre­pared to quickly jump out of the way when the play­ers and their horses fol­low the ball that some­how landed just an inch from your feet. Kids dar­ingly run across the field to replace a broken bat­tons and dur­ing the break men get onto the field to dance for the whole audi­ence. Con­tinue read­ing