Travel Blogs from Peshawar, Pakistan

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Up the Khyber Pass!!  Oohh!, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Up the Khyber Pass!! Oohh!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... came up (4am - Ramadan) and we had to get an early bus up to the mountains! Even though there weren't that many women around I loved Peshawar. They have great peanut brittle and chicken qorma. I'd like to come back and buy some dangly, sparkly ...

Jihad and the Left Hand of God, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Jihad and the Left Hand of God

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... to it and put your trust in Allah" (8:61). On top of all this, Russia is funding terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to militant newspapers in Karachi.  Iranian Shi'a groups are funding the Shi'as and Saudi Arabi is encouraging ...

Ramadan Begins, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Ramadan Begins

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , and the calls to prayer. That maghrib, when the orb disappeared, the mosque muezzins sung the call for salat throughout Peshawar, capital of the Northwest Frontier Province.  "God is great, God is great.  Muhammad peace be with you.  ...

A Fortress with One Clear Gate, Khyber Pass, Pakistan travel blog

A Fortress with One Clear Gate

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... farmland, then tan plains with villages and farmland, then views of distant brown mountains and increased urbanization--approaching Peshawar. The roads reminded me of American highways and we were approaching 100 kilometers per hour, something I ...

Up The Khyber.., Khyber Pass, Pakistan travel blog

Up The Khyber..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... and around the Khyber Pass. For centuries the Khyber Pass has divided and linked empires and peoples, marking a frontier between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. In safer days it was also part of the original overland route (or hippy trail) from ...

Bloody Hell !! We're Not In Kansas Anymore Toto.., Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Bloody Hell !! We're Not In Kansas Anymore Toto..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Hello from Peshawar, Pakistan.. I should start this travel pod with thanks to Allah for seeing us safely into Pakistan. You see we had an emergency landing after taking off from Bahrain on our way to Peshawar. Apparently our cabin had failed to ...

The Pass, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

The Pass

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we decided to have a proper walk around the town. We found the gold bazaar, which lead us to the oldest and biggest mosque in Peshawar. The Mahabat Mosque. Homies came over as usual to talk, but we were on a mission. We moved through the bazaars and came ...

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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... supper with us). We finally shifted the policeman by promising him Joanna's (Miss RD to some people) hand in marriage. Peshawar is the most outstanding, colourful and friendly city we have visited to date. Mainly consisting of Afghan tribes people who ...

Pakistan - The tribal area, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Pakistan - The tribal area

A travel blog entry by watchtheworld

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The Kalash or Kalasha, are an ethnic group of the Hindu Kush, settling in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. They speak the Kalash language, a member of the Dardic family. There is some controversy over what defines the ethnic ...

How to get a Chinese Visa for Dummies, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

How to get a Chinese Visa for Dummies

A travel blog entry by nalddo

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... of the destinations in Central Asia I would have liked to add in my trip. Some possible itineraries could have been Pakistan -> Afghanistan -> Tajikistan -> Kyrgyzstan -> China, or Pakistan -> Afghanistan -> Tajikistan -> Uzbekistan ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

... guns. Some stats say that the town of Darra hand makes 300 guns a day that get distributed to the tribal areas between pakistan and afghanistan. what fun! I went to the "smuggler's bazaar" this afternoon and as promised, it's a bunch of people hanging ...

Refugees from Afghanistan, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Refugees from Afghanistan

A travel blog entry by radsolv

7-10 Dec 80 Ayun to Bumburet to Rumbar, Kalish 'infidels'. Vividly memorable. The got Pakistn Airlines flight from Chitral to Peshawar. Free thanks to my RNAC Capt. crew ...

Fascinante Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Fascinante Peshawar

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... fugiés afghans et d'autres personnes déplacées par des opérations militaires et les troubles dans les régions environnantes. Peshawar est le principal centre éducatif, politique et économique de la province. Les rues de la vieille ville de Peshawar ...

Peshawar, au coeur de l'intégrisme musulman, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar, au coeur de l'intégrisme musulman

A travel blog entry by z00b

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 continuons vers le sud, le long de la frontière Afghane, jusqu'à Peshawar.  région nord-ouest, est tout spécialement Peshawar, est décidément plus intégriste que le nord-est. Ici, fini les femmes non voilées et la Burka est très à ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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Lawless Frontier, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Lawless Frontier

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... . I had just read in a magazine article about this border that, and I quote "the most dangerous place on earth - Pakistan's Pashtun tribal belt which straddles the border with Afghanistan - is about to get more dangerous". This was directly referring to ...

L'art de la peinture sur camion, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

L'art de la peinture sur camion

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... part, car elle celle qui protège. La peinture sur camion est une véritable tradition ici. On ne voit que très rarement un camion 'nu'. Cet art n'est pas unique dans le monde, mais il n'est nulle part aussi répandu et vivant qu'au  ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by yoni

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October 2, 2007 Peshawar, Pakistan We paid 190RP for our train tickets to Peshawar. That's $3.17 for both of us. It wasn't as nice as the train from Lahore to Rawalpindi but it got us here. The trip only took a bit over 3 ½ hrs. If you are ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by jtroussier

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... Most invaders (Greeks, Persians, Mongols, Moguls, Brits...) came painfully through this area at some point. Consequently, Peshawar's history has always been strongly linked with the fortunes of Afghanistan/India but to a larger extend the Middle ...

Khyber Pass, Torkham, Pakistan travel blog

Khyber Pass

A travel blog entry by johnkramer

... about the most exciting and historically significant overland route into Afghanistan. Started at 8am, and the local government in Peshawar refused to issue the armed guard that is supposed to accompany us through the Pakistani tribal areas en route to ...

The North West Frontier Province, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

The North West Frontier Province

A travel blog entry by watchoutworld

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... journey took me down the motorway, past rows of tanks in a big military base and into the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), to Peshawar near the Afghanistan border. It was good to see the others again and catch up on the days I'd missed. They were in ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Up the Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Up the Khyber Pass

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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This morning we picked up our armed guard and drove up the Khyber Pass. The scenery was lovely, but it was the whole idea of it that made it such a magical experience. The armed guard was quite sweet, but it was a bit disconcerting when his rifle was ...

Lahore to Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Lahore to Peshawar

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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... from Lahore to Islamabad this morning, met up with my guide - Dost Dar - and my driver - Shabir - and drove to Peshawar. Yet more endless, flat countryside. Peshawar is choked with traffic and people. It's where all goods enter and leave Pakistan ...

Up The Khyber!, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Up The Khyber!

A travel blog entry by squeak_1912

... out so we said we had a reservation at a hotel and it still took about 10 mins to politely refuse their invitation to dinner. Peshawar was great, we went on a trip up the Kyber Pass to the Afganistan border - I thought we would be in a jeep but we ...

Hash and carpet shopping, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Hash and carpet shopping

A travel blog entry by lufervit

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... hygiene, bad food and poor transport system worn me out. So, it was beautiful while it lasted, but I am glad to leave Pakistan! Peshawar in an exotic and extremely friendly city. I particularly liked the bazaar and the warm welcome from its locals. Two ...

Rawalpindi/Islamabad/Lahore/Peshawar, Rawalpindi/Islamabad/Lahore/Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Rawalpindi/Islamabad/Lahore/Peshawar

A travel blog entry by brockandlisa

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A few pics from cities of Pakistan....we did not take many pics but here are a ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by tsimko

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... . However, the reason for spending lots of money on making your vehicle colorful, but also significantly heavier and aerodynamically less efficient, is still unclear to me. If Lahore is a cultural centre of Pakistan, Peshawar is its pearl of street life. ...

South Asia, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

South Asia

A travel blog entry by rickatok

... ! by Munir Niazi PAKISTAN As night fell we left the Kyber Pass, reached relatively flat terrain and passed into Pakistan. At 7:30 pm we arrived in Peshawar in North West Frontier Province which had the reputation of being a very wild town. This was the ...

Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan travel blog

Peshawar

A travel blog entry by philmc

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... in fibre which usually means Weetabix or Shredded Wheat for breakfast. I did think that my chances of finding any food like that in Peshawar were nil but (unbelievably) I managed to get some Weetabix, when I walked into this shop and saw it on the shelf I ...

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