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Pictures And Scenes Of The Pakistani Countryside Around Peshawar

As I mentioned in the last post, a significant part of Pakistan is verdant agricultural land.  Here is a continuation of that theme around Peshawar:

Pakistan Countryside

These guys were selling strawberries along the road.  A frequent sight (and the strawberries were really good):

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Now, of course, it isn’t all rolling hills and manicured fields as this dusty, and admittedly unattractive, village we drove through reveals:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

However, the majority really does look like this:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

This is a typical homestead in the region… A functional home surrounded by a courtyard, which is itself surrounded by fields large enough to feed the family and provide a little extra money for necessities:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Our arrival in this village was a big deal.  These lads on the motorcycle went all around the village informing everyone that a group of Westerners was visiting:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

So, quite soon, even though the top of this hill was our destination and it was a very steep trek up there, we were surrounded by half of the village:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

My ego shot… Note the fertile farmland in the background:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

There was no limit to the entertainment derived by the villagers trying out my sunglasses or having their picture taken. They just loved it:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

The road back to Peshawar… We went through the Khyber Pass early the next morning:

Pakistan countryside around Peshawar

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One thought on “Pictures And Scenes Of The Pakistani Countryside Around Peshawar

  1. well.seems to me that u had fun there n that pakistani people hav great hospitality n there country is fertile..

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