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Water World

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The vertigo-inducing view from the top of Ramkot Fort. Situated in the middle of the River Jhelum, now dammed by Mangla Dam, the fort was built at the site of an ancient Hindu temple. The hill rises up sharply from the lake surface and the fort can only be reached via a steep path.

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Golden Iron

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This set of abandoned iron pipes must have endured quite a few rains. The rust covered them completely and caused them to glow a golden red color in the light of the setting sun. Discovered somewhere in F-9 park, Islamabad.

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The Headdress of a Kalashi Woman

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The Kalash tribe in the mountains of Northern Pakistan has preserved its ancient culture and customs. Their unique way of life includes dressing that is not found anywhere else in the world. The main component of a Kalashi woman’s garb is a headdress made out of elaborate patterns and seashells. Shot at the 2014 spring […]

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The Mystique of Hunza Valley

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The best time to visit the fabled Hunza Valley at the northern tip of Pakistan is during autumn. At that time of the year, the leaves turn yellow and the fruits have ripened. However, spring is still an amazing time. The lush green foliage is soothing and some of the best cherries I have ever […]

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Eurasian collared dove at Lakeview Bird Park

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Islamabad’s Lakeview Park is home to an aviary, the biggest in Pakistan, that contains a wide variety of birds. One of these is the Eurasian collared dove, pictured here: These beautiful birds make up just a fraction of the species within the bird park.

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Baha-ud-din Zakariya Mausoleum Doorway

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Sheikh Baha-ud-din Zakariya was a 13th century sufi saint and the father of Shah Rukn-e-Alam. His mausoleum is located in Multan, close to his son’s grander and more famous tomb. Although relatively small, it is covered in intricate artwork and calligraphy. Here is the side door to the complex: An excellent blend of sandy bricks […]

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Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam in Multan

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Multan is famously known as the City of Saints. Its rich history stretches back to over 2,000 years ago. It is said to be the place where Alexander the Great fought one of his last major battles and received an almost fatal wound. The city is filled with exquisite tombs, remnants of ancient temples and […]

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Sunset Silhouette at F-9 Park

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Shot this in F-9 park recently. F-9 is a whole sector in the middle of Islamabad, set aside as park. The park contains a number of attractions and is an excellent recreational place where one can witness amazing sunsets.

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Nanga Parbat at Dusk

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To commemorate the International Mountain Day, I am sharing this photo of Nanga Parbat that I shot earlier this year. The world’s 9th highest mountain is an impressive sight in itself. For a few minutes around sunset, it attains a pink glow that turns it into a sculpture of sheer beauty.