Tag Archives: Clifton

City Moment – Yatris in Clifton Block Three

Clifton Block Three is a sleepy neighborhood. On a regular morning you may find few cars leaving apartments every now and then but it otherwise is largely quiet. Therefore it was quite an unexpected sight to see a dozen buses parked along the boundary wall of Ibn-Qasim park. Men and women – dressed in traditional […]

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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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