The Baloch way of dressing is very intricate. This is Akhtar Zahri, a folk musician from the Balochistan region of Pakistan.
Faces of Kalash, Pakistan.
A camel ride in Balochistan, Pakistan. Balochistan, is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, located in the southwestern region of the country. Its provincial capital and largest city is Quetta.
Yummy corn or as they call it Bhutta. In the evenings the corn sellers go through random streets, so that children playing outside their house in the afternoon or in the evening do not go hungry, and snack on their delicious bhuttas – Pakistan
An artist’s imagination as he draws a landscape in Iceland? A view of the frozen sunset captured in Shandur Lake, Gilgit-Baltistan. Where the locals like to play Polo and live ordinary lives, Shandur serves as a tourist’s delight.
“KOT DIJI FORT” at Kot Diji, formally known at Fort Ahmedabad, dominates the town of Kot Diji at Khairpur District, Pakistan. The fort was built between 1785-1795 by Mir Sohrab Khan Talpur, founder of the kingdom of Upper Sindh in 1783. Fort is situated at the edge of Rajisthan desert & 25kms away from Indus River.
Camels + Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer, Thar Desert, India
Tomb of Bibi Jaiwindi, Uch, Pakistan. Dating to the 15th century, the shrine was built in 1493 by an Iranian prince, Dilshad, for Bibi Jawindi, who was the great-granddaughter of Jahaniyan Jahangasht, a famous Sufi saint.
Young Baloch Goatherds, Pakistan. The Baloch live mainly in the Balochistan region of the Iranian plateau in Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. They are an Iranian people who mainly speak the Balochi language, a branch of Northwestern Iranian languages.
Aerial view of the coastline of Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi is the capital of the province of Sindh, as well as the largest and most populous metropolitan city of Pakistan. It is main port city of the country. It is the 2nd-largest city in the world by population.
Church of the Holy Trinity at the Borisovo ponds – Moscow, Russia
Central Asia | Kalash Tribe from the boder area of Pakistan and Afghanistan
Traditional Kalash woman’s headdress. The Kalash or Kalasha are a pagan tribe of Chitral, the northern district of the Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). They practice an ancient religion and lead a centuries old way of life.
Every December, on a full moon winter night, in the strikingly contrasting landscape of Kutch, a three-day festival,popularly known as Rann Utsav, brings the spotless white sands alive with music and colour.
Varanasi, India (Já vi nascer o sol a flutuar por estas águas onde impressiona tudo muito(!)…a história, os rituais as crenças a vivência de tudo isso … e também o cheiro, o mau cheiro das ruas de Varanasi)
Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan.
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Neelum river, pakistan
Overlooking Hyderabad from a terrace at the opulent Taj Falaknuma Palace.
Masuleh, Iran (streets are built on top of the roofs) |
“Decorated Vehicles in Pakistan” text by Aqeel Syed. Per Peter Grant, “In the 1920’s the Kohistan Bus Company hired Ustad Elahi Buksh, a master craftsman, to decorate their buses to attract passengers. It was not long after that truck owners followed with their own designs. Within the last few years trucks & buses have been further embellished with full lighting systems.” Post from The Wondrous Design Magazine.
Photos of the day – January 12, 2015
Photos of the day – January 12, 2015 : Girls carry their school bags as they walk along a road while heading to their school after it reopened in Peshawar January 12, 2015. (REUTERS/Khuram Parvez)
Pakistani Handicrafts: Fascinating and Captivating
The traditional penny banks – Saidpur Model Village – Photo: Faisal Saeed