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PAKISTAN


Location - Indian Subcontinent; Capital - Islamabad; Population - 164 million; Currency - Pakistan Rupee MORE PAKISTAN

I flew to Karachi in 1993, and headed north to the Punjab.

 

paknoteThe Pakistani currency - 5 rupees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak1The Maqbools at their nursery in Gujranwala, Punjab

 

 

pak7With the Maqbool family, Gujranwala

 

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pak10Mr Maqbool, Gujranwala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak15Travelling through the streets of Gujranwala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak16Visiting family of friends, in Sialkot

 

 

 

pak18Peshawar market, near the Khyber Pass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak22Streets of Darra Adam Khel in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, near the Afghan border

 

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pak21Making replica AK-47 guns amongst others, in Darra. Also for sale were surface-to-air missiles, grenades etc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak20 Gun seller, Darra. I was assigned a guide and bodyguard on arrival at Darra, and fired bullets from the rooftop. Many locals seemed to be doing the same..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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pak23Central Rawalpindi

 

 

pak25Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak26Courtyard of the Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak27Mosque in Lahore

 

 

pak28Lahore - It's not too long before the kids gather around the camera..

 

 

pak30Inside Lahore Fort - Lahore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pak31Market in Lahore

 

 

pak32Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore. Site of the demand for the creation of a homeland for the Muslims of India in 1940

 

 

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LINKS

www.tourism.gov.pk

www.pakistantourism.gov.pk

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