Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

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Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

Post by mikhurram » September 28th, 2013, 9:51 am

From January 1977 edition of National Geographic.

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Chitral

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Nomadic group of Pathans called powindahs. After a spring of harvesting wheat in Punjab, the caravan passes the town of Miram Shah

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Peshawar Fire Brigade truck vintage 1920's

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Heroin being cultivated

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Truck passing through a flooded road near Peshawar
Grain being moved by cable car across the River Chitral (right)

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Fisherman in Swat

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A group of Chitral shepherds and farmers

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Left- Cramped marketplace in Chitral. Kalash girl (right)

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Ammunition being made in Darra

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Novelty weapon emporium in Darra.

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A powindah boy rocking his nephew.

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Defying the surroundings, a patch of wheat survives high in the gnarled mountains of D.I. Khan where farmers rely on irrigation canals stretching as far as ten miles from the water source.

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Re: Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

Post by Farhan Ahmed » September 28th, 2013, 12:12 pm

What we were and what we are now. :-(

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Re: Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

Post by nomibucha » August 28th, 2014, 10:59 am

wow very good .. such a nice pics .... keep sharing

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Re: Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

Post by Mustansir Billah » August 28th, 2014, 12:57 pm

What a unique Culture we had and Now culture is being influenced by those of non-muslim, indian and western culture. What a pity...

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Re: Pakistan's Wild Frontier in 1977

Post by jabeen100 » December 12th, 2014, 11:58 am

Looking very nice pictures.

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