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Kanderai - an ancient Buddhist settlement slowly disappears

This film explores Kanderai Buddhist settlement in the Swat Valley, which is at risk of disappearing. According to archaeological experts, Kanderai has the potential to reveal Swat’s ancient association with Buddhism and great eras such as the reign of Emperor Asoka 304–232 BC. 154 more words

Daily life in Swat valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan is not all how the media portrays it as. Pakistan is one of the few countries with such a dynamic landscape; rivers, deserts, lakes, waterfalls, springs, glaciers we seem to have it all in great abundance.  157 more words


Book review: I am Malala

Better late than never, I finally read I am Malala and I am finally blogging about it!

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way to school in 2012. 435 more words


Link | Buddhist Sculptures Discovered in Ruins of Ancient Shrine

Sculptures and carvings dating back more than 1,700 years have been discovered in the remains of a shrine and its courtyard in the ancient city of Bazira.

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Kalam - As Memories Of War Fade....

Have you ever wondered surrounding yourself among the tallest trees and sky high mountains?

In Kalam of Swat Valley, you can easily do so. But saying something about this true gem of nature is not so easy as words can’t truly describe the jaw-dropping beauty your eyes see. 105 more words