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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Last traveler on the Khyber Pass

The Khyber Pass (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview for The Khyber Pass: Please take into account this was during General Musharraf’s Emergency Rule, Iran was expecting George W. Bush to invade, Turkey was about to begin an offensive against the Kurds. And, a high ranking Afghan politican had just been assassinated a few days earlier when I arrived into Quetta. …

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Arriving in Peshawar in the dead of night

Streets of Peshawar (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Still on my 40 hour overland train, I arrived into Peshawar alone. A curfew was in place and I was roaming the streets. I also had a little face to face with few interesting characters and a jeep full of guns. Wonderful place. Arriving into Peshawar Pakistan on a train 10.30pm came …

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