My beautiful Balochistan beaches

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

The enchanting Hunza

View of Nagar from Hunza at dusk.

Some things are beautiful in their simplicity; others in their intricacy.

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A look at Chinese Family’s possessions

(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

My awesome Balochistan

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.

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Tourists staying away from smog engulfed China

The outlook for tour operators in the Middle Kingdom is dim – thanks in part to the blanket of smog obscuring much of the country, notably its capital city.

According to a report released Monday by the China Tourism Academy, 129 million tourists visited the country in 2013, down 2.5% from the previous year. Meanwhile, . . . → Read More: Tourists staying away from smog engulfed China

Pakistan – 360° love

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Sayed Gul Kalash the lady who runs Bumboret Museum

When people who have heard of her but have not met her finally do, they are taken aback. The head of Bumboret Museum—an archaeologist no less—named Sayed Gul Kalash is not a man.

Images from the Kalash valleys portray women as a strong, confident ilk, even if the photographs are . . . → Read More: Sayed Gul Kalash the lady who runs Bumboret Museum

Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan is an online photography competition about cultural heritage sites in Pakistan. It is a part of the international annual photographic competition Wiki Loves Monuments, which is officially the biggest photography competition in the world according to the Guinness World Records and organised worldwide by Wikipedia volunteer editors.

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Ancient Greek tomb discovered

Site dates to end of Alexander the Great’s reign in 4th century BC and may be grave of a prominent Macedonian, say officials.

Archaeologists have unearthed a vast ancient tomb in Greece, distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325BC, the government announced on Tuesday.

The tomb, in the country’s north-eastern Macedonia . . . → Read More: Ancient Greek tomb discovered

Superb time-lapse of Pakistan’s Hunza and Fairy Meadows

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Post by Pakistan Consulate Jeddah.