Travel Blogs from Lahore, Pakistan

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Thank you and Goodbye, Wagah, Pakistan travel blog

Thank you and Goodbye

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... chap her parents set her up with! I also asked her loads of other things, like, do they have sex education in school in Pakistan and she thought I meant sex in school (ha! How much of a laugh would that be!). But I explained that it was important for ...

So many of us in one place!, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

So many of us in one place!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... and it went off somewhere. We sent it slow so fingers crossed it gets there! One of the things to do whilst in Pakistan is to experience Sufi drumming, and what an experience it is!! The Regale take people every Thursday night to a particular shrine, ...

Four Nights with Sufis, Lahore, City with Heart, Pakistan travel blog

Four Nights with Sufis

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... ;Some Muslims would disagree with Malik, however; another man, a Sunni said "Sufis are not Muslims." Entering into Pakistan is entering into the world of Islam with all its intricacies, its grace, its misunderstandings, its turmoil, ...

Boring Border Crossing Number 20.., Pakistan - India Border Crossing, India travel blog

Boring Border Crossing Number 20..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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A quick one from the border between Pakistan and India. Generally I wouldn't send anything from a border crossing but this one was quite interesting we thought. Maybe we're nerds. Due to the 'tensions' between Pakistan and India no trucks are allowed ...

Sufi Night, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan travel blog

Sufi Night

A travel blog entry by beats

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... full of people escaping their daily humdrum lives, in a way that we would go to the pub. But there are no pubs in Pakistan. Once we found the performance area, which we had to force our way through an unrelenting crowd to reach, we were packed into a ...

All together now!, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan travel blog

All together now!

A travel blog entry by beats

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... Internet Inn, by the Regal Cinema on The Mall. This is because: 1. There aren't that many independent travellers in Pakistan. 2. All the other budget hotels have a reputation for either: (i) taking things out of your room (e.g. your cash) ...

24hrs in Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

24hrs in Lahore

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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I've just spent my first 24 hours in Pakistan it's second largest city and food capital, Lahore. Lahorian's are very nice people, extremely hospitable and friendly. The most common question I've encountered is "Where you from?" that came from nearly ...

Oh Lahore!, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Oh Lahore!

A travel blog entry by bgleixner

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... but from what I can tell, Lahore is definitely "where its at" in Pakistan. I was told - if you haven't seen Lahore, you haven't seen Pakistan. Well, I saw Pakistan! The markets are the most fun - Lahore is famous for shoe-shops. They have mountains of ...

Goodbye Multan and thanks!, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Goodbye Multan and thanks!

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... the burial site, so we sat under a tree and talked to our guard about the cost of cigarettes and the average monthly wage in Pakistan. I brought drinks and juice out of the camper and we had a nice break under the trees with the museum guard and a few ...

Allah Hafiz Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Allah Hafiz Lahore

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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Lahore was something amazing, full of life, crazy traffic and above all friendly. I was really touched by the hospitality showed to me by the IEE crew, they looked after my every need so much so that I had no worries there! Thank you Rehan, Raisa, ...

Welcome to 'Food Street', Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Welcome to 'Food Street'

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... Smith, Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson, you are not a true chef until you have visited 'Food Street' in Lahore. Lahore being the food capital of Pakistan has one street closed off to cars in the evening about 100m long just full of restaurants selling ...

Never take Visa travellers cheques to Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Never take Visa travellers cheques to Pakistan

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... in the WAPDA (Water and Power District Authority) building. It was going to cost me 4,480 Rupees to purchase a ticket with PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) and thought I doubted whether this was the best price or not, it was within my price range. I ...

IEE Presentation Number 1, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

IEE Presentation Number 1

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... people to join an organisation where they have to put the effort in themselves to reap the benefits later. The YMS in Pakistan is still in its' early stages although it has shown tremendous ambition and has a fantastic executive committee. I've been ...

The Beating Drum, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

The Beating Drum

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... lost 10 Kilos since we have left London, but sadly, Lucy has only lost 1.5 K's !!! So we moved onto the largest Mosque in Pakistan. The Badshahi Mosque. Made out of red sandstone, with four minarets, it is very impressive. It is meant to be able hold up ...

Border showdown, Wagga border, Punjab, Pakistan travel blog

Border showdown

A travel blog entry by beats

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The best thing I did whilst in Lahore was to go to the Pakistan-India border to watch the daily lowering of the flags ceremony. Crowds gather on each side of the border and yell "Zindabad Pakistan!" or "Zindabad Hindustan" in direct conforntation ...

Lahore and Islamabad, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Lahore and Islamabad

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... and then across a filthy river to the truck decorations bazaar. Here we saw all the tat that is on every single truck in Pakistan being made - basically metal with stickers and card attached to them. The boy had to spend some time making just a small bit ...

The Ministry of Silly Walks, Attari, India travel blog

The Ministry of Silly Walks

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... ll see in the pictures all the amazingosity that is the Indian uniform and crazy high kicking.  Let me just mention Pakistan.  We were a little far away from them, but I espied some things.  Mostly they did the same thing, ...

Pakistan Ends, Wagah, Pakistan travel blog

Pakistan Ends

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... is a complete hornbag, but she did not hear me. All good convos come to an end, and hers did, when we pulled into Lahore. We grabbed a waiting rickshaw, and went back to our former abode. The Regale Internet Inn. Malik, the owner, was excited to see us ...

Lousy (in) Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Lousy (in) Lahore

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... I'm fearful I'll clog the machine with mud when I wash them. If - and that's a mighty big if - I do come back to Pakistan I think I'll avoid the cities and head north to the Himalayas with my newly adoptive mother for the clean air. After two overseas ...

Border Ceremony, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Border Ceremony

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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Lahore is on the east side of Pakistan, the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. I instantly liked the city and it had a nice vibe about it. I visited Lahore Fort which was built, damaged, ...

A bus, and the stunning town of Peshawar, Quetta, Peshawar, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

A bus, and the stunning town of Peshawar

A travel blog entry by williebobs

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... 2003 - 20th December 2003) Ah smashing! As the huge and ridiculously over loaded 'bus' from Iran set off for Pakistan, passengers were doused in a mysterious petrol type liquid. There was panic as the driver climbed over and sampled it before safely ...

Bravery or Idiocy?, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Bravery or Idiocy?

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... . When you're in a bit of a hash haze around 1:00 in morning trapped against a wall surrounded by hundreds of men in Pakistan, several of whom just touched your ass, it's rather safe to say that you've been in better situations. Then the first song ...

Cérémonie de clôture de la frontière pakistano-ind, Wāgah, Pakistan travel blog

Cérémonie de clôture de la frontière pakistano-ind

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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Wagah est l'unique poste-frontière terrestre entre l'Inde et le Pakistan. Il se situe à mi-chemin entre Lahore (capitale du Penjab pakistanais) et Amritsar (dans le Penjab indien), villes distantes d'environ 60 km l'une de l'autre. Le village de ...

48 Degrees in the Sun, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

48 Degrees in the Sun

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

... ; but eventually that gringo magic worked in our favour and we were allowed pass on through here into the islamic republic of pakistan.  we hung round at the border to watch the extremely showy closing of the border ceremony.  if the truth ...

Almost in Pakistan, Wagah, Pakistan travel blog

Almost in Pakistan

A travel blog entry by lab99

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... ... from about 10 meters from the border. The Wagah border lies between the cities of Amritsar where we are staying and Lahore, Pakistan. It is about a 30 minute drive from both Amritsar and Lahore. We arrived to a festival like atmosphere after being ...

Dangerous - Yes/NO!!!, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Dangerous - Yes/NO!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... how I nearly lost everything - meaning my life. I was in my hostel in Amritsar, India, Amritsar is only 50 km away from Lahore, Pakistan...the border between these two countries lies only 25 km from both cities - so right in the middle. Now while at my ...

India bound, Wagha, Pakistan travel blog

India bound

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Lahore

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... habitants, faisant d'elle la deuxième ville du Pakistan après Karachi et la 45e du monde. Bien que Lahore ne soit pas la capitale du Pakistan, elle est de loin son principal centre culturel, intellectuel et artistique. Et un grand centre universitaire. ...

Pakistan Border, Pakistan Border, India travel blog

Pakistan Border

A travel blog entry by judith.boudreau

Please excuse all grammar and spelling mistakes. <<< These keyboards are difficult to manoeuvre around, and it's tough to keep all my thoughts in order. Romeo and I had to get some serious antibiotics to stem the food born illness and tonight ...

Busy day, Lahore, Pakistan travel blog

Busy day

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... the border. Marcin is grinning and ready to drive faster but I reckon this is going to be a tough crossing. India does not like Pakistan, they’re not going to make this any easier for us. In fact the only way we might get through quicker is to say ...

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