01 Jan, 2013

“the window” at big bend…

Sehba Sarwar
01 Jan, 2013

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03 Aug, 2012

another journey

03 Aug, 2012

Another journey. This time, we’re flying to Houston earlier than we planned and the drive to the airport is familiar. Today the roads are clear. There is no traffic;...

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30 Jul, 2012

a trip to badin and tando bago…

Sehba Sarwar
30 Jul, 2012

After barely two of sleep, Aslam Khwaja arrives back at our house, and he and I set off again, this time for Tando Bago. On the way, we pick...

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29 Jul, 2012

more music, this time in jamshoro…

29 Jul, 2012

The drive from Karachi to Jamshoro is more than two hours long, but we pass the time with chatting with each other. Even though we planned to be at...

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stuck in dubai…

Sehba Sarwar

As the British Airways flight descends into Dubai, I wonder if we’ll make our Karachi connection in time. We already know that there might be some problems – as...

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16 Jul, 2012

airplane memories

16 Jul, 2012

I remember the grownups driving through Star Gate and entering Karachi’s international airport – I don’t even think the airport had a name back then – and walking up...

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11 Jun, 2012

haystack rock, cannon beach

Sehba Sarwar
11 Jun, 2012

We close out our coastline travels with a night at Cannon Beach, half a mile away from the 235-feet tall Haystack Rock, which we cannot approach in the evening...

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09 Jun, 2012

a japanese dock at agate beach…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Jun, 2012

Along with many other tourists and locals, who are just as curious as we are, we spend the second part of our afternoon walking through patches of rain to...

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08 Jun, 2012

the pacific coastline

08 Jun, 2012

Today, while the rest of my new friends drive away from Silver Falls State Park in a coach that will deposit them at Portland’s airport, I get picked up...

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07 Jun, 2012

the retreat…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Jun, 2012

When my friend Sabina Haque tells me to bring a jacket to Oregon, she’s not joking. In Houston the temperatures were scraping the high nineties as I fly out,...

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