In his 1960 exploration of eastern mysticism, The Lotus and the Robot, Arthur Koestler compared the smell of Bombay to that of “a wet smelly diaper” wrapped around his head. Four years later, VS Naipaul was so revulsed about the filth in India that he wrote in an Area of Darkness that “Indians defecate everywhere” . . . → Read More: New York Times describes India like it really is – A shithole
Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton is not the only one sharing amazing pictures of Pakistan. A travel blogger from Australia, Sophee Southall, recently travelled to Pakistan and uploaded breathtaking pictures of the country on her Facebook page.
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(By JAMAL SHAHID) K2 was vengeful this year, said famous explorer and mountaineer, Mike Horn, who returned unsuccessful from the mountain.
This year not a single mountaineer was able to climb the mountain while in 2014 mountaineers set a record of the highest number of conquests of the world’s second highest peak.
. . . → Read More: Pakistan authorities impertinent: Swiss mountaineer
(By Tim Craig) KARIMABAD, Pakistan —Visitors to this stunningly beautiful valley, towered over by five snow-capped mountains, sometimes feel as if they are standing at the edge of the earth — or, maybe, at the middle of it.
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Pakistan is a very ‘rich’ country. Although neither we are very much aware of it nor we try to be. Our country is so rich of everything that you will fall in love with it, hell, anyone would.
Some facts about Pakistan, that will blow your mind off and will make you realize that we’re . . . → Read More: 21 awesome facts about Pakistan
I wouldn’t want to put anybody off by calling it a dhaba, but Maantu Gul Kitchen isn’t your average dhaba anyway.
A couple of years ago, I was traveling the country for a research assignment and ate at quite a few legit, roadside, in-the-middle-of nowhere dhabas. All of which were so grey and beige . . . → Read More: A taste of Hunza cuisine
Whenever someone say ‘Baluchistan’, an image that comes in a mind is basically a desert, camels, and nothing else. But once you would see these beaches of Balochistan, you would visualize this province a very different way next time. These naturally preserved beaches, i.e. local authorities have done almost nothing to make attractive or . . . → Read More: My beautiful Balochistan beaches
View of Nagar from Hunza at dusk.
Some things are beautiful in their simplicity; others in their intricacy.
. . . → Read More: The enchanting Hunza
(By Shen Lu) For more than a decade, Chinese photographer Ma Hongjie has asked dozens of families across the country to empty their homes and pose in front of everything they own.
His goal is to tell the stories of those who have been bypassed by China’s economic boom — the people . . . → Read More: A look at Chinese Family’s possessions
When you think of paradise, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? A beauty-laden landscape, full of resources, yet to be found. The question arises, what if you have already found it but haven’t realized its true potential? That is the case with Balochistan.
. . . → Read More: My awesome Balochistan