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What a weekend!

Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | Views [765]

I was in Lahore and Khanewal (two cities north of Karachi) to meet our new inlaws, and to absorb a new city and the countryside. I am writing about Monday (yesterday) first, will post something about our adventures on Sunday in a bit.. This is what ... Read more >

Tags: chicken, karachi, khanewal, mqm, multan arport, wedding

Photos: The wedding reception

Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: The Mehndi

Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: The Nikka

Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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The wedding reception

Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | Views [906] | Comments [1]

We went to the wedding reception at 9pm. By now, we are pretty good at the whole being pretty and hair and make-up and jewelery thing. So four pretty sisters and (total) 7 pretty cousins showed up at the reception (including the bride..). The bride ... Read more >

Tags: bargaining, princess, shoe, wedding reception

The Mehndi

Sunday, 25 Jul 2010 | Views [855]

That is the party. The bride and groom are married, and now the families come together, merge. Elaborate decorations. Flowers, hung up on strings. A dance floor. And a  stage for the bride and groom. We waited quite a bit. The festivities were supposed ... Read more >

Tags: family, friends, joining of families, mehndi, party

The Nikka

Sunday, 25 Jul 2010 | Views [2036]

I don´t know much about this, but bear with me: The Nikka is the legal and religious binding part during the marriage and the first real event. Man and woman say yes to each other, say yes in front of god, and sign their marriage contract. And when ... Read more >

Tags: mehndi, nikka, wedding

Wedding Part1

Saturday, 24 Jul 2010 | Views [679]

I am here. Reached as planned, on a 10h flight from Hongkong. Family, sisters, finally. The lights are lit outside, sparkling, making the garden look festive. We have been preparing for the wedding by making everything and ourselves eveeryy ... Read more >

Tags: henna, mehndi, wedding

Only a few days left!!..

Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | Views [726]

..Hey all! So much happened, and I can't believe I will be leaving in only two days. It feels so normal to be here! When I look out on the street I can't believe I was in orderly, clean Germany only a few days ago. The weather I quite nice, it rains ... Read more >

Tags: karachi, two days left, wedding

Arrived in Karachi

Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Views [1570] | Comments [1]

I arrived in Karachi on Tueday morning. After a quite enjoyable flight over next to a Pakistani guy who thought I was 23, just because I said I just finished school :) nice! I look so young when I am traveling and tired, aparently... My aunt picked ... Read more >

Tags: first days in karachi



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