Monthly Archives: June 2012

Allegedly

The case against the son of Pakistan’s erstwhile Celeb of Truth, the honorable Chief Justice Iftkikhar Chaudhry, keeps going from bad to worse. (I am curious to know how that house celebrated Father’s Day last week.) The fun really started … Continue reading

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Descent

Descending to Lahore from the mountains, one feels Depression creep up in slow motion. This is a good thing. The alternative is that it hits you fast and hard, obliterating your sense of self and faith in humanity as you … Continue reading

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Adventure Trip: The Road to Kalash part 3

The first thing I heard when we drove into the campground was roaring water from the river below. The three levels of the camp were blurry with workers and trucks that conjured marvelous tents out of thin air. Suddenly the … Continue reading

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Adventure: The Road to Kalash (part 2)

We had already been in the mini-bus six hours when we stopped for a snack at a truck stop in Lower Dir. The sky was overcast and the mountains in the distance were a deep blue. Despite this, shafts of … Continue reading

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Adventure: The Road to Kalash (part 1)

Several weeks ago I was asked by some friends to tag along on a trip to the mountains with a group called Adventure Travel Pakistan. The package promised a fun, action-packed, adrenaline-blasting journey from Islamabad to Chitral, and onwards to … Continue reading

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