Archive for the 'Pakistan' Category

Warlords fortress and graveyard on the Khyber pass in Pakistan

Sunday, December 30th, 2018
Warlords house and graveyard in the Khyber Pass, Pakistan

A warlords fortress like house and grave yard along the Khyber pass This is one many warlords houses turned into fortresses along the infamous Khyber pass in Pakistan which runs to Afghanistan. We are not talking Islamic state nor radical terrorists. This is the house of a man who survives in a lawless dangerous area.… Continue reading more »

Changing of the guard ceremony at Wagah border between Pakistan & India – photograph

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Wagah Border changing of the guard

The Wagah Border ceremony between Pakistan and India It’s one of the last great official borders of the modern world. Close to both Lahore and Amritsar it’s easily reached. A full guide to the Wagah border ceremony is here. In todays dry boring borders of nothing but security checks and passport control watching the Wagah border… Continue reading more »

Overlooking beautiful Badshahi Mosque in Pakistan – photograph

Saturday, December 24th, 2016
Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Pakistan

Beautiful old world cityscapes in Lahore There are few places that capture old world beauty than Pakistan. Without the influence of popular tourism they are little known, seen or visited. This photograph in Lahore tells many stories. In the distance is Badshahi Mosque which to me is one the most beautiful in the world. The mosque… Continue reading more »

Solitary Prayers in Pakistan

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
Man Praying in Lahore, Pakistan

A man praying in Lahore Pakistan As I right this I realise I’ve not published a photograph of the mosque this man is praying in. It’s Badshahi mosque in Lahore Pakistan. The most impressive mosque I’ve visited. The story behind this photograph I’ve visited many mosques around the world. Architecturally I like them. In Pakistan… Continue reading more »

Traditional fruit seller in Pakistan

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Pakistani Fruit Vendor - Pakistan

Traditional fruit seller and scales in Pakistan When was the last time you saw a man weighing your fruit like this? If you look closely at the photograph you can see the weights for the scales and even a fruit knife. Moreover the leaves are all there for effect too. With the recent atrocities being… Continue reading more »

Colored Chickens in a box from Pakistan

Saturday, December 17th, 2011
A box of multi-colored chickens from Pakistan

A unique photograph from Pakistan of dyed chickens being sold in a market. Why are they colored this way? What other countries do this? Is it ethical to do this? All of this and more revealed within this article …

From Lahore Pakistan, to Amritsar India – I am not alone

Friday, December 14th, 2007
Women selling the Koran (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d traveled solo for quite sometime. Now in Lahore I’d be joined by a young German traveler on one of “those” Indian journey’s. This in itself did little to inspire me to travel India. I had not a single inclination that I would enjoy myself in the land of many a backpacker.… Continue reading more »