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City Faith – Mahadev Mandir

The temple inside the cave. A natural wonder. A miracle as people at the temple tell me. There are all sorts of legends. Although current structure of the temple has existed for 300-500 years (depends who you ask) but some of them say that this is where Karachi began as a settlement. Some people say […]

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PhotoStory – Somewhere over the Rainbow

[Somewhere over the rainbow in Karachi] Somewhere over the rainbow Way up high, There’s a land that I heard of Once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbow Skies are blue, And the dreams that you dare to dream Really do come true. Someday I’ll wish upon a star And wake up where the clouds […]

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Karachi Landmarks – The Kothari Parade

A landmark the planet revolves around. The ultimate experience. Kothari Parade is an instant getaway from the merry-go-round fueled by unquenchable thirst for material desires. A perfect hideout for couples furiously hunt by moral brigade. A hit with peeking tom often found around the wall expecting to catch a glimpse of some immoral activity. They […]

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Karachi Landmarks – Shah Ghazi

On an overcast day I decided to climb the hill and say my prayers in front of Ghazi Sahab. There is a vast parking lot at the bottom of the hill so going there in a car is not a problem. It was early morning for a Sunday and there was not darbar distinctive crowd. […]

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City Landmarks – Benazeer Park

Now that torrential rain has hit Karachi, Radio and TV stations quickly switched to their routine monsoon rants. Radio started playing an old famous song in which the singer suggested her beloved to take a day off and spend it with her. A mischeivous looking plan was detailed out later in the song. TV stations […]

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