My dear friends, Adam and Susan (an awesome traveling-couple from an awesome travel blog PergiDulu.com) were calling for pictures and stories about “roads and streets” from random people’s traveling journeys. Indeed, traveling is about ‘the road’ that you take.
Surprisingly, my mind instantly went to the street-side of Pakistan. After all the news reports I heard about bombings and killings and everything else, I was amazed when a bajaj driver flashed a friendly smile to my camera and made a peace sign with his fingers as I passed him on the street. I was mesmerized to see the bustling city; full of lights and laughter, when a friend of mine took me out to the street for some sweets after midnight. I was touched when a cloth seller in Zainab Market told me how much he loved batik when he found out that I came from Indonesia. I was humbled throughout the journey. It was definitely mind-blowing. And from all the countries I have ever visited, I make the most friends in Pakistan. The friends I am still frequently in touch with until today. I love the country and would love to go back.
The picture above was taken on a street-side in Karachi, Sindh. Adam and Susan, this is my picture for you 🙂
can you read the Arabian above? hehe what’s that mean?
I have no idea :’D
Pakistan… Karachi… That reminds me of Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty. Not a nice way to remember a place, uh?
Indeed! :/ Pernah nonton A Mighty Heart?
Filmnya Michael Winterbottom kan? Udh agak lupa2 inget sih… What’s the best time to go to Pakistan?
Enaknya sekitar Februari – Maret, lagi agak sejuk udaranya. Kalau mau ke gunung-gunung April – Mei 🙂 Mari pergi ke sana, kakak! 😀
keren bu gambar-gambarnya dan satu lagi nih dapat referensi situs yang bermanfaat, keep posting yow.. #blogwalking