We went to Nathiagali in the mountains (elevation: 7,900ft) to escape the heat in Islamabad. The weather was warm there but much nicer. We rode/hiked to Mushkpuri peak (elevation: 9,200ft) which was a lot of fun and had beautiful scenery. On our way back, we stopped in Bhurban.
Daman e Koh & Pir Sohawa
The almost seven year old wanted to hike up Margalla Hills but it was too hot. We drove up to Daman e Koh and then had dinner at Monal Restaurant in Pir Sohawa. Both places have a nice view of Islamabad.
Transpack Moving Scam
Last year when we visited Pakistan, we decided we wanted to move our furniture, books and other things that had been at my parents’ for so many years since we have a house now. My Dad contacted Transpack and they estimated the total volume to be in the range of 5-6 cubic meters and their… Continue reading Transpack Moving Scam
Help the Displaced in Swat
Please consider helping the people displaced in Pakistan due to the fighting between the army and Taliban extremists.
While late, here’s the account of our trip to Pakistan in October last year.
Suicide Bombings in Wah Cantt
Twin suicide bombings in the city of my birth have affected me a lot more than I thought possible. 63 dead according to latest reports.
Charlie Wilson’s War
The movie is fun to watch, but it’s the book that’s a must read.
Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani
Yusuf Raza Gillani has been elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. Here is some news and analysis on his election.
Black Flag Week
Aitzaz Ahsan has declared this week to be Black Flag Week to protest for the restoration of the Pakistani judiciary. Let’s all take part in this week.
Pakistan Election Aftermath
Musharraf’s allies lose big in Pakistan but the Bush administration is still pro-Musharraf. A coalition government of PPP and PML-N is in the offing.