Category Archives: Pakistan

New Lahore

We took the motorway back to Lahore and again had the same hassle with the cops. Again the IDP did the trick and we were glad we brought it. we arrived into Lahore and wound our way around the streets … Continue reading

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Islamabad / Manshira / Islamabad

There are 2 roads to Islamabad, the motorway and the normal road. The normal road is a little shorter but passes through a lot of towns and villages so as per Omars recommendation we opted for the motorway. It was … Continue reading

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Old Lahore

The 300 or so Km from Multan to Lahore was straightforward with good roads. We even managed to maintain a good pace despite the police escorts and were on our own for the last 50km or so. Traffic coming into … Continue reading

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Catch up

Blog is updated and almost up to date except for Lahore where we currently are. If you are missing where you were then start at “Greeted in Gurun” and read forwards. I have also added a load of photos, some … Continue reading

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Multan

The journey to Multan was straightforward. We stopped at a petrol station and saw a goat strung up from a tree being skinned. We had just missed it being slaughtered apparently. I was unsure if that was a good thing … Continue reading

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Rahim Yar Khan

In the morning the roads were bad again out of Jacobabad but we were up early to beat the traffic after yesterdays adventure. There was still lot of flooding and rebuilding had started on some houses but was going slowly. … Continue reading

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Jacobabad

The road out of Quetta started ok. Some parts were unsurfaced but fine to ride as long as you were paying attention all the time. We had escorts right out of Quetta and afterwards they soon fell behind and disappeared. … Continue reading

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Quetta

Again we had the police escort to Quetta. The German truck guy made a few cracks about Nazi Germany to one of them and machine gun gestures. I could not understand exactly what was going on but it was hard … Continue reading

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In Pakistan

Hey all. We are now in Pakistan in Quetta. Been an interesting couple of weeks. Have a stack of stuff to put on the blog very soon although probably will not have time right now as a couple of other … Continue reading

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Dalbandin

The guidebook was relatively negative about the stretch from Taftan to Quetta. Being mostly desert it mentioned that overlanders described this as the most boring part of their journey. I had no idea what sort of road conditions to expect … Continue reading

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