Greetings from Pakistan

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Greetings from Pakistan

Postby crotalus01 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:55 am

Hey BFCers, thought a travel related post would be a nice change. Crossed from India to Pakistan at Wagah 5 days ago, spent some time in Lahore, Gurjamwala, Fracisabad, Rawalpindi and Islamabad. On a bus to Peshawar and the Afghan border as I write this. Cheers everyone!
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Re: Greetings from Pakistan

Postby rickshaw92 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:25 pm

If you haven't done so the border closing ceremony at Waga is well worth watching.
Im reallly fuclimg pissed but fespite that I can still hit a tarfet at 1000m plus. mayVRVe bnot tonight but it qint beyond the wit if man. Nowhammy.
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Re: Greetings from Pakistan

Postby crotalus01 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:39 am

Doing that on the way back to India on Friday. Really loved Peshawar and the Tribal areas. Tried for Torkum but they kicked us back at the border - seems they have cracked down on Pashtuns taking guests back and forth even for day trips.
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Re: Greetings from Pakistan

Postby ROB » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:19 am

Crotchless!

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Re: Greetings from Pakistan

Postby babihutan » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:48 am

A guy I work with from Peshawar area says I would love Pakistan and that the food and hospitality in the area are outstanding. He says the old free for all markets that sold everything and everything are being or have been shut down by the government, but the scenery in the north is incredible, lots of tribal pockets still, even mentioned a long lost tribe of green eyed descendants of Alexander the Great living in some valley. Sounds interesting.
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Re: Greetings from Pakistan

Postby ReptilianKittenEater » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:51 am

Sounds like fun! Are you headed up to Gilgit or thereabouts?

Bab, you'd need to head up the Kailish areas in NW Pakistan to run into the descendants.
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