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Hugh in Karachi

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Eddie Mair | 10:42 UK time, Thursday, 20 January 2011


Hugh reported from Karachi on Tuesday's PM. He'll be back on BH on Sunday. Here are his photographs from Pakistan's commercial capital, which he found a lot more welcoming and calm than its usual media image of gunbattles and bombs would suggest:

Clifton Beach, Karachi

Clifton Beach, Karachi, sweet corn seller

Clifton Beach, happy family

Clifton Beach, happy family



Clifton Beach, take my picture please Uncle. Paani Puri stall (hollow crispy fried unleavened bread)

Clifton Beach, take my picture please Uncle. Paani Puri stall (hollow crispy fried unleavened bread)



International Karachi<br />

International Karachi



Karachi Eagle



Karachi friendly

Karachi friendly

Karachi rickshaw

Karachi rickshaw



Karachi imperial echo

Karachi imperial echo



Karachi cricket bat merchants

Karachi cricket bat merchants

Karachi like America

Karachi like America



Karachi monkey man

Karachi monkey man



Karachi poverty. Cold winter nights

Karachi poverty. Cold winter nights

Cheerful children

Cheerful children



Take our picture Mister<br />

Take our picture Mister



And ours too please<br />

And ours too please



Karachi history<br />

Karachi history



Karachi sunset<br />

Karachi sunset

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