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Salman Rashid - Travel Writer
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The only Pakistani travel writer who has seen the North Face of K 2
The only Pakistani travel writer who has seen the North Face of K 2

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Happy Birthday to Me
This is what I wrote On My 2362nd Birthday !

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Open Letter to Two Important Persons
Syed Abu Ahmad Akif Federal Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Islamabad. 6 February 2017 Subject: The Looming Water Scarcity and our Choice of Thirsty Trees Dear Akif, Today’s (6 Feb) Dawn carries a report of a conference on the water scarcity that is no...

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کیا آپ نے کبھی دیوسائی کے بارے میں سنا ہے؟
آپ پا کستان کے شمال میں واقع فلک بوس پہاڑی چوٹیوں کے بارے میں تو ضرور جانتے ہوں گے۔

کیا آپ نے کبھی دیوسائی کے بارے میں سنا ہے؟

یہ پاکستان کے شمالی علاقے سکردو کے قریب ایک بلند چوٹی پر واقع ایک مقام ہے۔ سفر نامے ویو سائی: ’لینڈ آف جائینمس‘ دیوسائی اور اس م...

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Punjab­i resistance to the Mughal­s
Aali of the tribe Ghanjera was a shepherd from village Vijhara under the southern shadow of the Sakesar peak in the Salt Range . One day, he came across a pair of horse dealers with a very spirited filly. Knowing a good horse when he saw it, Aali purchased ...

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Bunni Bungla - a rest house and a memory
The magic of the narrow Grand Trunk Road as it wound through the acacia and shisham-covered slopes of the Pabbi Hills between Jhelum and Kharian has been lost to progress. The highway has been widened and straightened and zooming through one hardly notices ...

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The pleasure house
The baradari — literally, twelve-door building — stands on a raised brick plinth in the middle of a saline waste. Locals know it as Dera Chaubara . The subcontinent has a long tradition of such buildings that served as getaways where the rich whiled away th...

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The Apricot Road to Yarkand
Excerpt: Journey’s End , Review by Maheen Pracha   Book is available at Sang e Meel (042-3722-0100), Lahore

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Ignorance is Bliss
My recent question why we are so stupid has gone unanswered. But all indicators point to the fact that we are. We are nothing but stupid. And we are ignorant to boot. Friends in India, having read that blog, told me that they too had for a very long time be...

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Sher Bano Jungle
Related: Sher Bano tale in English

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SALMAN RASHID – ODYSSEUS OF PAKISTAN’S TRAVELOGUES
by Fatima Arif This quote by Martin Yan sums up the role travelling plays in the developing our minds. “ People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know ...
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