Saturday, March 9, 2013

Pakistani women ride their bikes

Pakistani women ride their bikes towards the city's landmark Faisal Mosque to mark International Women's day in Islamabad on March 8, 2013. PHOTO: AFP

Gorakh is an under-Development Hill Station of Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated at an elevation of 5,688 ft (1,734 m). in the Kirthar Mountains Range's Sindh Segment, 93 km north west of Dadu city. Gorakh Hill Station is situated on one of the highest plateaus of Sindh, spread over 2,500 acres (10 km2), and due its surroundings, a unique adventure point for nature lovers.

The Deosai plain is located in the Skardu, Astore Districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, in northernmost Pakistan. Deosai means 'the land of Giants'.

Baradari Hazuri Bagh, Lahore

Hazuri Bagh is bounded by the Lahore Fort (east side), Badshahi Mosque (west side), the Samadhi of Ranjit Singh (north side) and the Roshnai Gate (south side). In the center stands the Hazuri Bagh Baradari, built by Ranjit Singh in 1813 to celebrate the capture of the famous Koh-i-Noor Diamond from Shah Shujah of Afghanistan.

Khanpur Valley near Taxila produces World's best "red blood oranges" and Shakri Malta "sugar oranges".

Pakistani villagers travel on a horse-cart in the outskirts of Lahore.

Pakistani Classical dancer
Kathak dance is the classical dance of Pakistan, based on a combination of footwork and facial expressions. Ghulam Hussain Kathak (1905 – 2001) had the distinction of singularly sustaining the tradition of classical dance in Pakistan and producing students like Nahid Siddiqui, Fasih ur-Rehman, Nighat Chaudry, Amy Minwala and Panna among many others.

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