Travel Blogs from Lahore
... As soon as one side started this "call" the other would try and drown the other out. There were rows of huge speakers in a massive attempt to drown out the other side with more noise, needless to say, we should have brought along earplugs.
There were many people on both sides holding flags, there were definitely more people on the Indian side as the stadiums were full.
People were really screaming and shouting.
It was a competition on both sides to see who ...
I don't know if you knew but my birthday is coming up, May 4. That's in I think 7 or 8 days! Guess what I'm going to be doing for my birthday? I'm going to a wedding. I don't know about other people but from my perspective that really stinks. My birthday is one of the only times I get presents and it doesn't look like I'm going to be having anything more than a cake this year. Weddings in Pakistan are long affairs something like 5 or 6 days long so it's going to ...
The Zaidi boys are loving the food here and in Qatar where we were last week. They've gained a few pounds which looks not so bad on them, don't you agree? ;-)
In Pakistan, everyone thinks that to be skinny or slim, for boys at least, is unhealthy, or 'kamzor', which literally means weak. They think that "healthy" is to be big and fat, which as the kids point out, is totally the opposite of healthy! Funny enough ...
... to your door.
5:30pm - I either go for a walk/run at the track behind our building, or I go to the sports complex which has a gym for females and do some weights.
6pm - Usually, we're all home by this time and people are starting to get hungry!!
7pm - dinner
8pm onwards - family time either watching TV, playing ludo (parcheese) and just hanging out. Sometimes we go for family walks on the track.
Other than this, about once a week, ...
On our travels we have been to many borders between countries. Some borders have had massive line ups, others have been low key. Some borders have had amazing street food, and others have had toilets that we wish to forget. But when we ventured to the border near Amritsar in the North Indian state of Punjab, we walked away saying that this was a border like no other.
Head west of Amritsar and you will come to the ...