Karachi Photo Blog

Friday, April 21, 2006

Israeli security personnel watch Muslims entering Al-Aqsa for Jum'a prayers.

People at the western (wailing) wall.

The historical rock inside.

Dome of the rock

Perpetual optimism
Graffiti in a side alley in the Muslim Quarter of the old city.

Mouth watering
Sweets at a confectionery in the old city.

Signs for everyone
Most signs in Israel are in both Hebrew and Arabic.

An old city alley
It is hard not to be awed walking these roads that people have walked on for over three thousand years.

Damascus Gate
From East Jerusalem you go through the Damascus Gate to enter the old city.

Ticket Machines
People buying parking tickets at Ben Gurion Airport.
[I am presently in Al-Quds (Jerusalem); reached Holy Land on 17th.]

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

World Social Forum 2006 Karachi

Here is a short video of WSF Karachi opening session highlights: