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Tallest lighthouses of the Indian Subcontinent

A minimum tower height of 100 feet is required for inclusion in this impressive list of handsome lighthouses located on the Indian subcontinent, which for this post includes, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and The Maldives. Neither Nepal or Bhutan … Continue reading

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Great seaports from space – South Asia

 

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Surviving the “Instant City” of Karachi

“The instant city mixed the good with the bad, battering people with the impartiality of a typhoon.” The quote above is one of my favorites from the book Instant City. It sums up the intensity of the narrative found in this … Continue reading

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