Multan Diaries: Exploring the City of Saints

Multan is a bustling city, and we spent four days here meeting with family and exploring the area. NEVER come here during the middle of the summer (our mistake). Multan is very close to the desert and it’s BOILING hot in the mornings/afternoons. At night it gets very cool and that’s why most of our…

Islamabad Diaries: Driving up to Nathiagali

After a day in Islamabad, we decided to go up the mountains to Nathiagali! This was a nice experience, the roads were safer than I thought they would be and the views were really beautiful. Nathiagali is a mountain resort in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Nathiagali is known for its scenic beauty, hiking tracks and pleasant…

Islamabad Diaries: Finally here! Shah Faisal Masjid and Saidpur Village

We finally arrived in Islamabad after the four-hour drive from Lahore (it took us longer because we stopped at Khewra Salt Mines and Katasraj Temple) Entering in Islamabad was amazing. The city reminded me of America, with the clean roads, and forest feel. It was nice to see people finally following the traffic laws, and there were barely…

Islamabad Diaries:Living the Dream at Katasraj Temple

Again, although this place was not in Islamabad, I’m including it in my Islamabad Diaries because we visited while we were en route to Islamabad. Katasraj temple is a Hindu temple complex situated in Katas village near Chakwal. Dedicated to Shiva, the temple has, according to Hindu legend, existed for the past 1500 years. The lake…