A friend of mine recently swapped his SUV for something sleeker (and surprisingly economical). His BMW 5-series is lovely on the eyes and the drive isn’t bad either. We attended a wedding out in a village near Swabi and the sudden downpour left the vehicle with a nice and shiny look.
I realized later that the focus should have been a little lower, but the result was still interesting.
Derawar is a square fort with a 1.5km (0.93 mile) circumference and foundations dating back to the 12th century AD. Its 30 meter high walls can be seen from far in the surrounding Cholistan Desert.
The harsh desert sun in the later part of the day didn’t make for great traditional photography conditions. However, it is excellent for capturing infrared images. Such as this one of an ancient domed ruin and the fort in the background:
This area was once the riverbed of the dried up Ghaggar-Hakra river system. It now only flows during the monsoon floods.
The sands of the Cholistan Desert are stirred up every year for the TDCP Jeep Rally.
Here, one of the contenders is making a sharp turn and creating a veil of dust around the truck.
The winged “B” emblem and hood ornament of a Bentley Continental reflect the golden rays of the setting sun.
Shot at the 2013 Auto Show, sponsored by PakWheels and held in Islamabad, Pakistan.
PakWheels is Pakistan’s biggest portal for automobiles. Every year, they organize an auto show that sees vintage, sports and other types of cars from all over Pakistan. This year’s show was held at Islamabad’s Lakeview Park.
This Cadillac Fleetwood caught my eye and was one of the coolest looking cars around.