Day 2 of a Trip Down South…

The second day of our trip started off after a leisurely breakfast in Sahiwal laden with the likes of fried eggs and parathas. After getting some much needed energy to take us through the day, we set off for the four hour trip to Bahawalpur to see the splendours of this once princely state. During the journey, I got to see many of the famous mango tree orchards and lots of fields from miles around the narrow regional roads. Although as we went deeper into Southern Punjab, there was a marked difference in the landscape as the surrounding were much more arid then the North. However, the expansive network of canals from the Indus River means that that these areas can be used for agriculture providing much needed prosperity to this otherwise deprived area of the wealthiest province in Pakistan. … More Day 2 of a Trip Down South…

DAY 1 of a Trip Down South…

Following a brief hiatus from writing, I am back to share my latest adventures travelling in Pakistan. After being caught up with my internship at IDEAS (Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives) where I have been busy doing fieldwork in low income settlements in Lahore, interviewing prospective students for Dartmouth, starting an excel course, joining a new crossfit gym and going to various art and culture performances its has really been a wonderful time to enjoy the glories of Lahore and all this city has to offer at this time of the year. … More DAY 1 of a Trip Down South…