Karachi Local Customs

  • Natives on native jetty
    Natives on native jetty
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  • Covered-up with my Pashmina (Karachi)
    Covered-up with my Pashmina (Karachi)
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  • Sacrificial goats in Karachi, Pakistan
    Sacrificial goats in Karachi, Pakistan
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  • 1. Islamaic Traditions

    The "Feast of Sacrifice" and a fleeing animal lover's escape: This festival concludes the pilgrimage to Mecca ("Hajj"), begins on the 10th of the last month of the Islamic calendar & lasts for 3...

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  • 2. Siberian Birds Hunting !

    Bokhari Bhai I have spend a lot of time in Thatta District a lot of birds come there from Siberia and can you imagine the forest department people capture them...

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  • 3. Merge yourself with locals

    General tips for foreigners planning to work in Karachi Pakistan. Both Metreya and Mahmood are right in their differing opinions. Gorikate already knows...

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  • 4. Hindu Culture

    A rich legacy shared with India, Karachi has several Hindu temples around the city. The profile of these temples is kept low mainly due to the hostility amongst...

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  • 5. Feed God's creatures to annul your sins

    Native jetty, also called Netty Jetty, is a bridge near Kemari, which has been for ages a site where people from various backgrounds come and feed the fishes...

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  • 6. Only in Karachi can someone think of this

    The town municipal administration of Saddar Town has handed over a mobile toilet to concerned authorities for facilitating beachgoers. The natural beauty of...

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  • 7. Knife Sharpener

    While in Karachi, if you get the urge, you need to sharpen your knife, the old fashion way. With advent of self sharpening knives, and accessories, this ancient...

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  • 8. Mystic crocodiles draw thousands of devotees.

    KARACHI (AFP) - Crocodiles with huge teeth-filled mouths lie in the sand and slap their snouts on the edge of sulfur springs, greeting worshippers who journey...

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  • 9. Paan shop

    Paan is very popular among local people. It is beetle leaves and tobacco. Paan is made up of green beetle leaves, paste of lime and a funny brown liquid and...

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  • 10. A strange export item from the country.

    These Sindhi Goats will grow into giants and are considered prime sacrificial animal. In Sindh, herders raise these goats and invest on them heavily for 1-1/2...

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  • 11. FOOD!!!!

    The food in Pakistan is amazing! So good and tasty! Shrimp, fish, lamb, chicken, lentils, beef..and of course, rice and breads of all sorts! (and so much...

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  • 12. People of Karachi

    People of Karachi could very helpful and friendly it all depends on you. They are a bit shy and reserve with foreigners. If you try to be friendly with them...

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  • 13. Women and men do things...

    Women and men do things seperately in some areas. They eat in different rooms, party with their own etc.. I was fairly young so I was allowed to go from one...

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  • 14. Here's a few words I remember:...

    Here's a few words I remember: 'KADOO': some kind of pumpkin or something..my dad said my head was big like one.. :(, 'SHUCRIA': Thanks..always practical....

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  • 15. The rich here a very rich..and...

    The rich here a very rich..and the poor VERY poor. You just can't miss the clash... We lived in an area called 'Federal Block 'B' The house was HUGE! Our...

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  • 16. SACRED COWS!!!LOL!When I...

    SACRED COWS!!!LOL!When I was there, there was a curfew. Every morning, the cows would leave their home by themselves and wander off in the city...then, by night...

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  • 17. KARACHI, PAKISTAN,Karachi,...

    KARACHI, PAKISTAN,Karachi, the bustling cosmopolitan city of Pakistan and one of the largest populated city in the world.It has a lot to offer for the visitor,...

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  • 18. Graffiti can be seen in Karachi

    Sometimes you'll run accross anti American graffiti in Pakistan. It's definitely an exception to everyday experience, however.

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