Syed Mehdi Bukhari

Swat — A beautiful tragedy

Swat — A beautiful tragedy

I came to a spot where I could see Swat Valley in all its glory; it was a humbling moment.

Updated Dec 11, 2019 11:09am
Chenab: Pakistan’s river of love

Chenab: Pakistan’s river of love

These banks bear witness to many tales of love, including Sohni’s, who drowned trying to swim across to meet Mahiwal.

Updated Feb 14, 2019 04:47pm
Pakistan's blue gem: Neelum Valley

Pakistan's blue gem: Neelum Valley

Before the red sky turned black, the lavoir had emptied, the kids ended their games and the brown cat too went home.

Updated Oct 20, 2015 02:38pm
A rendezvous with Saif-ul-Malook

A rendezvous with Saif-ul-Malook

The guide kept begging me to leave the frightening place. But I was unresponsive. I had risen above consciousness.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 10:50am
The music of Ghizer's flowing River

The music of Ghizer's flowing River

It is Muharram when I decide to visit Ghizer during my stay in Gilgit; an autumn sadness envelopes the entire valley.

Published Jun 17, 2015 06:52pm
Gojal: Where Pakistan begins

Gojal: Where Pakistan begins

During Z A Bhutto’s tenure, political reforms brought the so-called fall of Hunza’s princely state.

Updated Nov 25, 2019 03:23pm
Take me back to Nagar

Take me back to Nagar

Some things are beautiful in their simplicity; others in their intricacy.

Updated May 19, 2015 03:39pm