All women I've seenhave Burqa in the tribal area. Little girls don't need to until they're a bit older. I had to take this shot from the running car as taking pictures of women is a big no-no in this part of the world and this place has lots of angry men and no laws.
Darkness, brain curries and guns. September 26th 2006 Saturday September 23rd
Another though ride ahead of us, but at least it would be the last before India. Technically it should be 11 hours to Peshawar but we'd been told this was about as optimistic as a "welcomed with roses" statement coming from georgie before the Iraq war.
It started badly as they told Samuel it was full. He hadn't bought his ticket the day before so he was out of ... read more
Asia » Pakistan » Khyber Pakhtunkhwa » Peshawar The separation in 1947 of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (with two sections West and East) and largely Hindu India was never satisfactorily resolved, and India and Pakistan have fought two wars - in 1947-48 and 1965 - over the disput... ... read more
Follow my adventures as I travel through Asia, the sub-continent, Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe for a year or so. I'll be travelling solo, independantly and on a tight budget so it should be interesting.
There's been a little change in my itinerary. I cannot get a Iran visa as a Canadian so I opted to fly to Athens from Mumbai. From there I'll go through the Balkans in about a month before heading south toward Cairo overland.
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