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City Life – An Ode To The Wheels Within

Text and Photo by Eman Kahled. Originally Published at her blog It was just another rough day at the hospital when my friend invited me to a cycling endeavor on the streets of Karachi. I thought to myself, “cycling, in Karachi? Why would someone pursue cycling had they been on good terms with the gym? […]

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City Life – Bookless in Saddar

Originally published on Dawn.com Photos By The Karachi Walla and Text by Yumna Rafi and The Karachi Walla Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” these words befit Saddar, which was once a favourite haunt for Karachi’s bookworms, yet its current state exudes a profound sense of […]

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City Life – The Car Cleaners at Do Talwar

These guys charge 100-250 for a car wash. Behind Irani Consulate, you could even see them from Do Talwar but it is when you drive from Mohatta Palace to Do Talwar that you see them waving in your face. Draped in Zainab Market clothing with yellow buckets for carrying water, you cant miss them even […]

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City Life – Monsoon Rain

It looked like a typical July Day with lots of clouds but no rain. However the scene changed right before the sunset. There was thunder, there was lightning and there was rain. I was at roadside cafe. All the staff took refuge under the roof except for one waiter who was from Thar Desert. He […]

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City Life – The Starry Night

The session began with an introduction. One had to introduce himself and state the reason for being there at the 23rd Rutjugga of Karachi Amateur Astronomers Society in Mirpur Sakhro. There were people from all walks of the life, of all ages. A lot of them had philosophical reasons; some question which need to be […]

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