One of the worlds most beautiful Mosques, Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

The Huge Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan

Travel Journal Overview: I have been in, and lived in many Islamic countries, and have seen many mosques. To me their unique architectural outlines and structures are very unique in the world. Badshahi Mosque in Lahore was a lot more. The sheer scale of the courtyard alone was incredible, but it offered a beauty I …

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Getting to see the Wagah Border Ceremony

Waving a Pakistani flag at the Wagah border ceremony in Pakistan

Travel Journal Overview: No one seemed that excited about the Wagah border when I mentioned it. Few actually knew what it was. For me I knew a little of the history between Pakistan and India. And, I think more than anything else for an overland traveler it is one of the greatest spectacles on earth …

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Lahore, Pakistan is full of tourists?

Boy selling Garlic in Pakistan (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Lahore, I was hoping, would be another extension of this great country. It wasn’t quite that. In fact it seemed to add something else again to the mystique and diversity of Pakistan. After a little lateness caused by my Rickshaw driver literally running out of gas I arrived at the Daewoo bus company …

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Watching the Truck Painters of Pakistan, and moving on …

A Pakistani Truck Painter

Travel Journal Overview: Recovering, and with my mind made up I got to visit one of the most inspiring of places that I’ve been. A truck garage. This entry has been rewritten under Stories: The Pakistani Truck Painters here you will find better editing and a lot of photographs This was one of my final …

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Purple projectile vomiting in Peshawar, yes I ate a kebab

Great Kebabs in Pakistan ...

Travel Journal Overview: Travelers get sick, it comes with the territory. Purple vomit though? Not happy. Recoverable like most things. Watch a few movies and plan … After returning to the Rose from the Afghan camp I was surprised and happy to see that for once there was piping hot water in my bathroom. My …

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