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Polo on the 'roof of the world'


Having suffered from terrorism and instability in the past, Pakistan's northern region used to be an unlikely place for festivities. Today, however, an equestrian festival is attracting thousands of tourists ever year and exposing the region's natural beauty. Danial Khan traveled to Shandur, the so-called "roof of the world", to witness how polo is not only boosting tourism but also helping the region shed its troubled past.

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Polo on the 'roof of the world'


Having suffered from terrorism and instability in the past, Pakistan's northern region used to be an unlikely place for festivities. Today, however, an equestrian festival is attracting thousands of tourists ever year and exposing the region's natural beauty. Danial Khan traveled to Shandur, the so-called "roof of the world", to witness how polo is not only boosting tourism but also helping the region shed its troubled past.

 

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Polo on the 'roof of the world' CREDITS

 

REPORTER: Danial Khan

 

 

 

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Asia's cowboys


Rodeo has its roots in the West and Latin America, a competitive sport no would expect to see in Asia. But for more than two decades now, a province in the central Philippines with a growing cattle industry has been holding a yearly rodeo festival and made the tradition its own. Barnaby Lo visited Masbate and met the province's homegrown cowboys and cowgirls.

Asia's cowboys


Rodeo has its roots in the West and Latin America, a competitive sport no would expect to see in Asia. But for more than two decades now, a province in the central Philippines with a growing cattle industry has been holding a yearly rodeo festival and made the tradition its own. Barnaby Lo visited Masbate and met the province's homegrown cowboys and cowgirls.

 

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rodeo in the philippines CREDITS

 

 

CORRESPONDENT/WRITER: BARNABY LO

CINEMATOGRAPHY/PRODUCERS: ROLLIE MALICSI, ROBERT MALICSI

MUSIC: PEACH ABUBAKAR

EDITING: REICHELLE REYES