LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡° : LIFESTYLE CUISINE

Daal Mash .

Early morning breakfasts on the sidewalks

Morning ponderings

Chicken Tikka, Kebabs, and Naan .

Some children go to school in the mornings, some do this. So many things in life should not be taken for granted. If traveling to faraway misunderstood places doesn’t humble you, it’s hard to imagine what will.

Experience on the streets thus far, indicates that Pakistanis don’t mind a camera… šŸ˜‰

Intricately decorated truck, a Pakistan tradition…

Keema Naan .

Stopping for a snack at a food cart.

Taking care of business on the roof.

Sometimes you have to push your Ching Chi …

Bainghan Ka Bharta . Eggplant šŸ† Curry .

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: STREET EMOTIONS

Relaxing

Preparing to make a turn into a tight alley

Sitting in traffic

Rickshaw drivers

Carrying their lunch

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: MEDLEY

Anarkali Street (Food Street) on a Saturday night . Images below are of a man making a “burger” for us. The most delicious fried egg sandwich šŸ„Ŗ I’ve ever eaten. 50 Rupees = 41 cents .

A man recycling plastic bottles in The Walled City .

A view of the Old City from The Walled City .

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: BADSHAHI MOSQUE AT DUSK

The Badshahi Mosque (Urdu: ŲØŲ§ŲÆŲ“Ų§ŪŪŒ Ł…Ų³Ų¬ŲÆā€Ž, or “Imperial Mosque”) is a Mughal era mosque built in 1671-73 . It’s the second largest mosque in Pakistan .

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: LAHORE FORT

The Lahore Fort (Punjabi and Urdu: Ų“Ų§ŪŪŒ Ł‚Ł„Ų¹Ūā€Ž: Shahi Qila, or “Royal Fort”), is a citadel. It is notable for having been almost entirely rebuilt in the 17th century, when the Mughal Empire was at the height of its splendour and opulence. The foundations of the modern Lahore Fort date to 1566 during the reign of Emperor Akbar. In 1981, the fort was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahore_Fort

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: CHING CHIS & MANGOES

Rickshaw (Ching Chi) rides and Motorcycles .

Chane ki Daal .

It’s mango and peach season, delicious !

Chicken Karahi .

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡°: FOOD MONSOON

Morning Chai ā˜•ļø .

Rickshaw Row

Biggest rainfall in Lahore in 38 years on July 3rd. Tragically, 8 people died.

Koozy Haleem . A variety of lentils. Chilies šŸŒ¶ and spices can be added. I dumped them all in. Spicy hot and delicious.

Monument in Bahrain Town

Haircut, anyone?

The art of decorating trucks is a big thing in Pakistan. Usually, the art is a direct reflection of that particular driver’s ideology.

Halwa Poori . Poori bread with Chana Masala and Halwa.

Sajji . Originating from the Balochistan province.

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LAHORE , PAKISTAN šŸ‡µšŸ‡° STREET ART: I ā¤ļø LAHORE

img_4492Maula Jatt (Urdu: Ł…ŁŽŁˆŁ„Ų§ Ų¬Ł¹ ā€Ž), is a 1979 Pakistani Punjabi language action, musical film. This movie belongs to a genre which represents the rural culture of Pakistani central Punjab.

Reshma, was a Pakistani folk singer. Awarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the third highest honour and civilian award in Pakistan among other honours, she is remembered for folk songs and her powerful singing voice. (Wiki)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (Urdu/Punjabi: Ł†ŲµŲ±ŲŖ ŁŲŖŲ­ Ų¹Ł„ŪŒ Ų®Ų§Ł†ā€Ž; 13 October 1948 ā€“ 16 August 1997) was a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.[1] Widely considered one of the greatest voices ever recorded,[2] he possessed an extraordinary range of vocal abilities and could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours. (Wiki)

Kalash or Kalasha are a pagan tribe of Chitral, the northern district of the Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).

“Abdul Sattar Edhi was a beacon of hope in a country too often mired in despair. He was an ascetic in a country where politicians regularly skim millions of dollars through corruption; a humanitarian in a country rife with sectarian hatred and violence;Ā and ultimately the provider of public services in a country where the government often fails to provide even the most basic ones, like adequate hospitals and ambulances.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/07/08/abdul-sattar-edhi-he-was-a-hero-to-pakistans-poor-and-needy/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9482dac596d0 and Raheel Sharif (Urdu: Ų±Ų§Ų­ŪŒŁ„ Ų“Ų±ŪŒŁ; born 16 June 1956), NI(M), HI(M), is a retired four-star rank general in the Pakistan Army who served as the 9th Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, from 29 November 2013 to 29 November 2016 He is largely considered to be the one of the most popular army generals in the country’s history. He currently serves as the Commander-In-Chief of Islamic Military Alliance. (Wiki)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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