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Kalasha Girl

A happy farewell

Muhammad Kashif Ali - kashifthegipsy [152]

Kalasha, a tribe from Pakistan, is a unique community: it seeks merriment in death.

Destinations: Pakistan | NWFP
Topics: Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History
Kekra, a form of local transport made from American Army Trucks, used by Pakistan Army and later auctioned to their final owners. These Kekras have powerful engines and therefore, are suitable for desert travel. With the advent of new roads in Thar desert, Kekras may not last that long.

Thar desert

Ameer Hamza - ameer_great [1,171]

Travelling in Thar and finding the sand dunes, the types you see at National Geographic, are really hard to come by. As more roads are built, as more electricity reaches Thar desert, the change of lifestyle is inevitable.

Destinations: Sindh | Pakistan
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Adventure | People | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism
Tandoori Love

Asian Films Play "I've Got a Secret" at San Jose'sCinequest 2009

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Each year, ThingsAsian features reviews of all the Asian and Asia-related films entered for competition in San Jose's Cinequest Film Festival. This year, there were thirteen entries available for...

Destinations: India | Turkey | Indonesia | China | Pakistan | Japan | Israel
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts
The Kalash girl in Bumborate is in traditional costume. Kalash people are the endangered communities with colourful culture and clean natural environment.

The colourful Kalash culture, Chitral, Pakistan

Shams Uddin - shamstheguide [198]

A Kalash girl in full traditional costume in Buborate in the Kalash valley of Chitral, Pakistan

Destinations: Pakistan
Topics: People
Shandur Polo Festival

Shandur Polo Festival, Chitral, Northern Pakistan

Shams Uddin - shamstheguide [198]

Shandur is the world's highest polo ground. Here, free-style mountainous polo is played between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit.

Destinations: Pakistan
Topics: Culture | Food | Economy | People | Festivals | Music | Nature | Architecture | Ecotourism
Tent Pegger Through the dust

Tent Pegging, A sport

Yasir Nisar - maxloxton [29]

Tent Pegging is a equestrian sports that is played all over the world and is known for being most adventurous and thrilling game.

Destinations: Pakistan
Topics: Travel | People | Adventure | Photography | Sports | Traditions
Music Lover

Poetry work of Iqbal

Rabia Akram - mania3 [801]

Its a beautiful poetic work of ALLAMA IQBAL and I decided to share it here as its my first post. Hope you all like it.

Destinations: Pakistan
Topics: Culture | People | Music

Kashmir - the Forgotten Occupation

Sumaya Teli - sumteli [83]

A young girl is sitting in front of me, ironing the white shalwar kameez that is her uniform, ready for school the next day. We have been chatting about the usual stuff - clothes, movies, school... I...

Destinations: India | Pakistan | Islamabad | Kashmir Region
Topics: People | 20th Century History | War & Conflict

The Child Carpet Weavers of Pakistan

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan 16, 2006 - After years of backbreaking, finger-stiffening toil in Pakistan's luxury carpet business, Hafeezan Bibi and her three children have been given new hope by an...

Destinations: Pakistan | Islamabad
Topics: People | Art
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