Re-blog: If we had coffee together today, I would take you to Pakistan

Want to have little glimpse on not only my life, but also of my city?

How about I tickle your taste buds with mouth-watering dishes?

For this and more, click on the link below to read out the second episode of Touring Pakistan series I wrote for Camille de Fleurville’s blog.

For The Daily Post’s Tour Guide

 

Sketches and Vignettes from la Dordogne

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Saturday is the day when I am happy to have you for coffee or tea and have a chat about the week. But today, if we had coffee or tea together, I would ask you to get on my magic carpet and to come with me to the Country of the Thousand and One Nights. We would then find ourselves in Karachi and meet again Hammad Rais our guide who invites us to discover his country, Pakistan.

Come: I see him. He is already smiling to us.

Hello!

It’s me, Hammad Rais, your Touring Pakistan guide!

How are you doing and it’s been so wonderful to meet you again.

So where were we? Oh, yes! the tour!

Initially, I planned to give you a brief intro about my city, Karachi and then we would go on to see all 4 provinces, their cultures, traditions, notable places and much more…

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Desi Dining In Ramadan

A friend of mine, who lives in Islamabad, has made a habit of enjoying a meal once every Ramadan in Kartarpura, a food street of Rawalpindi.

Dating back to the pre-partition era of 1940s, this place is known for its exotic local, aka desi, delicacies and varieties.

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Have You Ever Washed Dishes?

Ashfaq Ahmed, one of Pakistan’s most famous writer and an intellectual, has mentioned several times in his books about receiving uncountable valuable lessons about life from an elderly wise man.

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Ashfaq Ahmed (image courtesy of encyclopk.com)

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