Travel Blogs from Larkana
15.11.2013 Sukkur, Pakistan Km: 36681 Curfew / Ausgangssperre
Due to disagreements in the hotel they wanted to call any escort and we went without an escort out of town. At the first checkpoint an escort was provided then. Because of Ashura (Remembrance of the Shiites in the death of the third Imam Husain), many objects such as gas stations, bridges, tunnels, railways and roads are guarded. ...
Leaving Quetta on time at 7am seemed opportunistic, the roads were relatively quiet, many people at prayer on a Friday, a holiday as well. It still, took an hour to get out of the city and we got to have an urban safari. I am not sure I can describe some of the smells and piles of rubbish, they were just horrible. The people seemed happy killing goats outside their shops and the blood running into the gutter. ...
So today we went from Quetta, a toilet to Sukkor, a dustbowl. Along the way a lot of things changed and among them was my opinon.
So we got ripped off at the hotel, that's hardly a new experience but we took it on the chin like the seasoned travellers we are. This morning we arranged for security to meet us at 8am and went to a better hotel to have breakfast at 7am. Technically we weren’t allowed to leave the hotel, especially by bike but we did anyway because, ...
Right after we've finished our
breakfast hotel service called police to send someone to escort us
outside the town. Not because we felt unsafe, but because of legal
requirement under, according to the letter in the hotel, death
penalty. We were supposed to cross mountains today so I put all my
cold stuff on. Big mistake. Right after town has ended police allowed
us to run on our own and catch us on the other side. It was beautiful
visit khairpur mirs
SACHAL SARMAST TOMB
SEE SACHAL SARMAST TOMB AT GHUMBAT CITY IN VILLAGE DARAZA SHARIF
SACHAL SARMAST WAS GREAT POET AND A FAMOUS SAINT OF KHAIRPUR MIRS
THE POETRY OF SACHAL SARMAST IN SEVEN LANGUAGES
BIRT DATE 1739
DEATH DATE 1827
RAIS ALI BUX SHAR TOMB
RAIS ALI BUX SHAR WAS GREAT HERO HE WAS SARDAR (COMMANDER) OF SHAR TRIBE AND MANY.
HE WAS FIGHT WITH MIR BALOCHES ...