A small white city in Pakistan


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Murree covered in snow

February became the blessing month for the residents and tourists of Murree. I was lucky enough to land on the green hills in the season of thundery snowfall and captured the breathtaking view of Murree Mall Road.

Keep visiting this blog, I will be posting some scenic views of Pakistan.

Exploring Murree – City in between mountains, trees and clouds


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Murree, where people live in between the icy clouds, oak, and pine covered trees and shaded mountains

After coming over a pleasant journey of more than 1000 Km, I took a deep breath as Islamabad was still at the distance of around 468 Km. The peaceful and broad roads gave a pleasant sign that we were traveling in the reformed Punjab, which is truly far better than all the other existing provinces of Pakistan. Before this visit, I did not agree with the statement at all.

As our car entered into Islamabad region, the overall feel was good. The wide scattered roads, clean paths, cars properly walking in lanes and no rickshaws( or, less rickshaws)felt nice to eyes. In short, the city environment was bit different than Karachi. But, one common thing I observed from Karachi to Murree was the solid influence of politics on common people of Pakistan(Though I am only taking it in the benefit of the people).Everyone has something to comment, some arguments to raise and some appreciation to the leaders. Oops! I had decided to not jump into the dirty politics.

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Snow fog scattered on the mountains whereas clouds provide a peaceful shade

On the roads, I was relishing the feel of cold and winters as the car geared on the Murree motorway. I remember the years when the road to Murree was unsafe, tricky and too risky. But, now highway is safer, convenient and pleasant to eyes.

The speed of car lowered down so that we can capture the breathtaking picturesque of the covered mountains. The curves of roads present the beauty of nature to the travelers and tourists. The welcoming mountains added curiosity to explore more and more. I was taking pleasure in viewing the pine and oak trees, scattered all over the mountains. These long trees were actually guiding us the path to reach our destination and I was excited to capture the scenic vistas merged with the foggy clouds. Oh, hold on! Before approaching to Murree, I had my cup of tea at first.

After covering around 50 km, here it was the road directly to Murree, the city to fall in love. You would be thinking Why I say so? Well, you have to read a little more to explore the reasons.

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Lost in between the giant trees

However, there are several places in Pakistan where your heart fell down purposely and you intend to get disappear in the heavenly place to get it fixed.

Want to live on some height? In fact, on a good height, then this is the place where you should go and spend a quality time. The car went with tortoise speed toward the hills, and my eyes spotted different views. Chilled water was flowing slowly from the rocky hills, and a man couldn’t take longer to refill his water bottle. However, a skinny dog was finding the lost path to reach the top of the mountain. And, some tourists were clicking photos whereas I’d lost myself in the soothing cold wind. How could I forget those group of children who were coming back from their schools? They were so pure, strong and adorable looking.

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Round mirrors all set to guide the drivers

My observations define Murree, “A peaceful city situated in between the pine and oak trees to give a delightful experience to the residents, travelers, and tourists”. That’s all about it! The roads and its curves will dodge you at times, but this is what I enjoyed the most about my trip. The beauty of nature will attract you to every sight, and you could not stop your eyes to capture the view. Small shops, fine food, hotels and fabulous people will make you feel cheerful, peppy and joyful.

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Isn’t these too breathtaking? Subhanallah!

I felt relinquished and lively while I was walking on the peaceful roads. But, let me tell you these calm roads scare you at nights! Yes, it does at times. Importantly, I loved the interaction with the strangers; I was capturing priceless views with my eyes; I was feeling retreated and I was actually breathing fresh air. Isn’t that the blessings of Almighty?

Other than the joyful experience about the pleasant sight, another enchantment of Murree is Mall Road. The experience is incomparable with the other cities of Pakistan. It’s basically a street where all the amazing shops are located. I fell in love with all the handicraft shops, just regretting the things I missed. You will have different sort of restaurants, coffee and tea shops, ice cream parlors and a variety of small hotels. Oh yes, you will have groups of small children, selling boiled eggs(or garam aaanday) and Kashmiri tea(Kehva). By the way, Murree is a tourist point so it has everything to offer in all the seasons. There isn’t special about the road, but it definitely feels you connected and interacted with the dazzling surroundings.

After Murree, Nathia Gali which is also a small tourist destination is actually at the height of 8200 ft, is called as Heaven on earth. It is a town in Khyber PakhtunKhwa. It was chilly cold at the top and I was actually shivering at that point. I captured Ayubia, Patriata, Bhurban and several other small towns. From horse riding to hiking, everything is available for the tourists. Those who want to feel the splashes of winters in Pakistan, explore the heights!

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When snow covers the mountains

The winter walks are always amazing, especially when you walk around with beloved people or I’d say the favorite ones. I used to spend around three hours on Mall Road with my sister. We used to have our sizzling hot cup of coffee while walking but, we never forgot to refill our pockets with the roasted cashew nuts. Thankfully, our hotel was just at a few distance!

Lots more to come from my amazing trip!
Keep traveling and don’t forget to write a blog (A personal advice to myself) 😉

Happy Independence Day!


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Being thankful to the rich soil of Pakistan who has given birth to such legends in the world, who has been performing outstanding services in the various fields. The land has bestowed pleasing beauty to it’s patriotic people. From a teenager to an old-aged person have agreed to a common belief that integrity is the prestige. Just like others, I proudly love to be a Pakistani who is emotionally attached with every letter of the word P A K I S T A N.

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Whatever threatening challenges come on our ways, We(Pakistanis) face it with courage, confidence and winning hearts. And We will be.

We are already positively tracked to achieve name and earn recognition on the principles of honor, love and peace. 14th Of August be the day of celebration around every small or bigger city of Pakistan and We always welcome it with joyous gestures.

Every heart beat says, “Pakistan Zindabad”

The Inspiring Pakistan Through Brandon Stanton’s Camera Eye


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Human Of New York visit to Pakistan

The popular name of Brandon Stanton has attractively earned huge respect from Pakistan and their loving people. While People of Pakistan are still warming Brandon with marvelous comments for capturing unique stories of Pakistanis on Humans Of New York (HONY) Facebook page, Just like others I have also seen few disturbing, quite rude comments about my country.

But I prefer to ignore such discomforting reactions as there were impressive and huge warming sweet comments on the page, in favor of Pakistan, which wonderfully maintained the highlights of the trip to Pakistan.

Striving efforts of Brandon to perceive the reality of Pakistan through his camera eye is incredible. His trip to Hunza Valley is too influential. How ?

If you are familiar with HONY, you must know this is a photography blog which is well updated by perfect camera shots of people, belonging to different countries with motivational stories. Hunza Valley of Pakistan is one of my favorite destination(prior to my desiring world tour). The pleasing sight of valleys, eye-catchy meadows and mountains is enough to refresh you for a long time. Brandon clicked multiple shots through his camera lens that bring fascinating stories of simple-living people. You will definitely plan a trip to Pakistan, after seeing those awesome images.

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Responsible brother with his cute sister – Happiness

A fine trip will also let you amazed by beauty among people of Pakistan and it’s land. The warm nature of residents to greet with every fellow being or a foreigner is bellyful and bounteous to overlook the negative image, portrayed by several anti-Pakistan groups. I hope, many of my followers would agree!

Though Pakistan and it’s people are greatly thankful to Brandon Stanton for driving many people attention toward Pakistan awesome stories and obviously, the heavenly views. To get in your knowledge, Humans Of Pakistan Facebook page also bring encouraging stories to viewers from all over Pakistan.

Let’s get relaxed at Karachi Seaside


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Have you enjoyed pleasant feel of a beach? I am sure, you must have visited a seaside or even a refreshing lake for a wonderful environment. Here, I let you see the seaside through my words, relax, I have also clicked a picture for you people.

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The calmness and silence of exotic waves, belonging to Arabian sea assures a positive strength as you build up an eye contact with it. It can be terrible and shocking too, if the waves are at rush. Though, alarming situations at the seaside are also dreadful.

There is nothing more peaceful than sitting at the big wall or even huge rocks. Karachi seaside or the beaches are delightful to look at. As I draw attention of my eyes toward splashing waves, beautiful view is fully energetic to refresh and inspire you. The inner soul gets exhilarated as the view make you feel rejuvenating and more fresh. When I jumped out of my car and allowed myself to rest on rocky wall, my hectic life enters in a cooling zone that brings joy and happiness. Staying at the cooling beach is always a delightful experience. Make a plan to your nearest seaside though Pakistan has got beautiful edge of Arabian sea to seek pleasing environment.

Chai Hotel


Cup of tea, I grabbed during traveling

Cup of tea

Title may sound little weird but relax, I tell you. Chai(Tea) is the most consumed drink in Pakistan, which is liked by people, belonging to all the provinces. You will be astounded to notice countless number of CHAI hotels in Pakistan. In every other nook or corner, or at every distance of few kilometers, or at half hour distance on the highways, or at the commercial areas or seaside; you cannot take your sight away from Pathan Chai wala. The taste of Chai is so delicious that working labors, teenagers, office employees gather at chai wala to sip a cup or may be two in mornings, evening and late nights. Though it is a service that runs 24/7.

Either you roam around in winters late nights or summers early mornings, Chai Wala(Tea maker) is always there to delight you with strong milk tea or even kehwa(Black tea). If you are a Pakistani, you are familiar with the pleasant environment at Chai hotel But if you are not a Pakistani, I suggest you must have a Chai in Pakistan, whenever you come here.

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Posted above is the picture, I took on an open Pakistani Chai hotel. The taste was too strong and rich with flavor. Enjoy the post, till then I sip a cup of hot tea, served next to me.

Good Day Friends!