Posts Tagged: Pakistan

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Pakistan Monument, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Basically: This is what I did today, went with my family to enjoy the monument and the view of Islamabad from the plateau.

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Pakistan Monument, Islamabad, Pakistan.

I’m going to put up the back view too because it looks pretty cool. 

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Just a little bit of what I’ve been up to.

Is there a hand signal for “gotcha prick?”

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Minar-e Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan.

Built in memory to the Pakistan Resolution. About as tall as my dorm was last year. 200 feet or so.

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Lahore Fort, Lahore, Pakistan.

Another huge place. This is one of the many courtyards, more info and pictures when I’m back home.

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Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan.

This place was amazing. The fifth largest mosque in the world. Again: more pictures and info when I’m back in Pindi.

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The best hospital in Lahore… Possibly… Err… Maybe…

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Shalimar Gardens. Lahore, Pakistan.

Today we were at Shalimar Gardens. This is the most beautiful place I’ve personally visited. I’ll post more about it in the coming days.

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So I’m a little sick and I’m falling behind on updating.

This is the main street of Taxila, a two century old city. It was rebuilt three times due to earthquakes, and began as Taksula (city of snakes), but after rebuilding it with “earthquake proof” formations in the walls, they renamed it Taxila (city of stone).

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So, while I wait for pictures to upload, I figured I’d start with some basic, random things. 


 

This is most of my direct family here, only missing my grandma. From left back to right front it is my oldest cousin Jehanzeb, my youngest cousin Yousuf, my dad, my uncle Haroon (taiya), me (in a shalwar kameez, we’ll talk about that later), my aunt Ruby (taiyee) and my middle cousin Faiza. This was taken in the ancient ruins of Taxila atop one of the many Buddhist shrines.

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