During April, I will be posting on the A-Z Blogging Challenge.
My theme is the Hunzas.
Today is H ..... for Hunzakuts.
The Hunzakuts are a people who have lived in isolation high in a valley of the Himalayas for over 2,ooo years. Protected by the mountainous walls of rock from waring tribes, they have managed to live in peace and self-sufficiency from an outside world.
One claim to fame, is that they are direct descendents from soldiers of Alexander or even Alexander himself.
One of my heroes, Dr. Bernard Jensen, visited Hunza in the 1940's and saw in the men, medium height, broad shoulders, full chest, wide costal arch, narrow waist, small belly and strong legs.
Dr. Jensen compared them to the Aeginetan Sculptures in the Glyptothek of Munich. One sees rare men of peculiar deep-chested breathing, and powerful motility. In fact, Dr. Jensen was so awe-struck that the Hunzas could be the statues and the statues, the Hunzas. Both presented perfect specimens in physique and health.