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Roadtrippin’

….to the Kaghan Valley, up north πŸ™‚

Somewhere along the way, after Mansehra, a pit stop for chai, the river Kunhar gushing busily by.

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14 responses

  1. I Love the jingle trucks.

    June 27, 2015 at 3:20 am

  2. The old man is an excellent shot. Well done !

    June 28, 2015 at 8:30 am

    • Thank you Alan!

      June 29, 2015 at 8:54 am

  3. Wow, some nice shots, Mun! How are you? Sorry to have been so absent recently.

    And just in case you’re interested, I’m going to be taking a road trip of my own this summer. Here’s the deal. I’m going on two-month RV trip with my nearing-ninety Godmother and her cat Pepe le Mew. I leave for the US in a week. The RV is huge, 37-feet. My Godmother will be driving and towing an SUV the entire way. She was a Flamenco dancer during her entire professional life. I’m going to try to blog about our trip and write a book about the 64 beautiful years she and my Godfather, a Venezuelan movie star (I kid you not!), were married, until Raul died last fall one month shy of his 97th birthday.

    My photos will NOT be as good as yours, I fear. But would love you to follow along. Take care, my friend!

    Hugs from Ecuador,
    Kathy

    June 28, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    • How nice to hear from you after so long Kathy! I do wonder now and then what you must be up to, always something novel and interesting!
      Looking forward to your upcoming posts! πŸ™‚

      June 29, 2015 at 8:58 am

  4. How am I just now seeing this??
    Anyway, hope you had some chai for me. If I weren’t too lazy, I’d make my own. Seems easier for you to have it for me.
    I love the trucks, but I love the gentleman sitting next to them even more. His countenance is simply terrific.

    August 8, 2015 at 12:10 am

    • Seems I have been lazy too H. A new comment on this post directed my gaze to your unanswered one, so here I am! I didn’t have any chai then, but Huz did have one for you. Can’t believe I never did any follow up posts despite having so many pictures to share from this trip 😦

      February 4, 2016 at 4:53 pm

      • Life is what happens between all our plans (and pictures). Yours has been busy lately. Sending you warm wishes.

        February 4, 2016 at 5:12 pm

  5. Beautiful! And with that minaret I can just imagine the call to prayer echoing through the valley before dawn.
    It’s giving me itchy traveler feet.

    January 29, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    • That’s such a nice observation πŸ™‚ And I thought you WERE on the move these days.

      February 4, 2016 at 4:54 pm

      • Now and then, but always working. I love the work, truly do, but crave the freedom of independent wandering.

        February 4, 2016 at 7:29 pm

  6. Logged in today after well over a year. The trigger was a Faiz song rendered by Abida Parveen, which went well with you a few years back. Wasn’t your tag line something like “have fingers, will type” ? Like most morons of the global village, I have got into the ubiquitous facebook, for expressing thoughts and feelings – less exertion for the grey cells.
    Best Wishes !

    January 30, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    • Always a pleasure to hear from you Mr Indiajones πŸ™‚ I logged in today after a few days too. It seems my life is full of strange coincidences these days…..just today I was perusing Faiz’s poetry and read a beautiful one called ‘Nuqoosh’ which I intend to write out on a canvas with a calligraphic pen.
      The ‘have fingers, will type’ tagline belongs to the other blog….Munira’s bubble….you do know I write three different blogs don’t you? This is the one where I post some of my better photos, Mun-zooms πŸ™‚
      Good luck with ye olde facebook πŸ™‚

      February 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

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