24 striking pictures of Pakistan

By Lottie Gross
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Professional photographer Ghulam Rasool has spent his life documenting nature, culture and landscapes throughout his home country Pakistan. Here are a selection of his incredible pictures of Pakistan: 

An ox race, Lahore

Spring festival, Manto park. Ox Race 2010

Shandur Lake, 12,000 feet above sea level

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A villager and his yaks, Khaplu Town

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Tawar Chacha & his wife in their traditional Wakhi home, Broghil Valley

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Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

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Tent pegging competitors ride victorious in Jhang

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Phandar Valley

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Semi-nomadic people in Hingol National Park

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An oxen-led plough in Nawabshah, Sindh

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Fishermen of Keti Bandar

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A farmer and his straw, Thatta

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Reflections in the waters of Ghizer Valley

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The Ghizer River

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Children play with fish on Bhandara Island

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Cattle herds in the Cholistan Desert

Rahim-Yar Khan Desert Photography 2010

Yak Polo in the Broghil Valley

Broghil Valley Survey 2010

Begum Shahi Mosque, Lahore

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Sunset over Astola Island

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In the alpine meadows of Azad Kashmir

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Men enjoy a campfire in Dera Ismail Khan

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A Wakhi family in the Broghil Valley, which is inaccessible for eight months of the year

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The majestic Tupopdan ridge, or “Passu Cathedral”

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The Skardu Desert, the historic path of the Indus River

Photography of Central Karakoram National Park

The Indus River, Skardu

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For more photographs by Ghulam, www.ghulamrasool.com, or see his Facebook page. Copyright © 2014 for all images belongs to Ghulam Rasool.
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