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These foreign travellers wish a “Happy Pakistan Day”

Pakistan day is celebrated throughout the country on 23rd March to pay homage to Muhammad Ali Jinnah and other freedom fighters for presenting the first resolution that demanded a separate homeland for Muslims in east and west regions of the Sub-continent at Minar e Pakistan, Lahore.

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On the occasion of Pakistan Day, our two favorite travelers, known for their enchanting beauty and infinite charm, have taken to Instagram to display their love for the country. The astounding, Eva Zu Beck puts up a photo of herself in the midst of a busy street in Lahore, donned in a Pakistani attire, embellished with a smile.

She writes, “Happy Pakistan Day! This is how Pakistan makes me feel! I’m grateful every day that my life, through chance meetings and decisions, became so entwined with this country. Permanently so.”

“What I do know, though, is that I can navigate it with my own personal journey, a unique journey, a journey that everyone experiences differently. My Pakistan will always be a little different from Your Pakistan. And My Pakistan is a bouquet of wildflowers blossoming with green as spring approaches,” she proceeds.

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Happy Pakistan Day 🇵🇰 This is how Pakistan makes me feel! 💚 I’m grateful every day that my life, through chance meetings and decisions, became so entwined with this country. Permanently so. It’s been almost exactly a year since I first visited Pakistan. Over that year, I ended up spending most of my time here, falling in love, making real friends, travelling the length and width of the country and getting to know it on so many levels. I now realise that Pakistan is a hugely complex nation, probably impossible for a foreigner like me to fully grasp in a single lifetime. And that’s fine. What I do know, though, is that I can navigate it with my own personal journey, a unique journey, a journey that everyone experiences differently. My Pakistan will always be a little different from Your Pakistan. And My Pakistan is a bouquet of wildflowers blossoming with green as spring approaches. That’s it. While I’m not in the country to join in the celebrations, I sure am missing some of my favourite people there. You know who you are! Beautiful candid photos by @areeshzubair

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Another absolutely surreal traveler-cum-motorcyclist, Rosie Gabrielle uploads a photo with her bike along with a Pakistani flag in her hands, flying higher amid the Balochistan winds.

She shares, “Everyone told me it was too dangerous to travel Pakistan. That it was not safe for a solo female on a bike. After now completing my journey across the country by myself, I can tell you my first hand experience, what Pakistan is really about.”

“PAKISTAN….be proud. That, as a country, a whole, you have made a remarkable imprint on my heart. No matter what hardships you’ve been through, you continue to shine. And the people’s love radiates across the land. Stand tall. And continue to support one another knowing that the people, is the true heart of Pakistan. Unite as one. Knowing your value in the world and what Pakistan stands for. PEACE and LOVE,” she continues.

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PAKISTAN ZINDABAD 🇵🇰 . Everyone told me it was too dangerous to travel Pakistan. That it was not safe for a solo female on a bike. After now completing my journey across the country by myself, I can tell you my first hand experience, what Pakistan is really about. . PAKISTAN….be proud. That, as a country, a whole, you have made a remarkable imprint on my heart. No matter what hardships you’ve been through, you continue to shine. And the people’s love radiates across the land. Stand tall. And continue to support one another knowing that the people, is the true heart of Pakistan. Unite as one. Knowing your value in the world and what Pakistan stands for. PEACE and LOVE. That, as a single foreign female in a Muslim predominant country, I never felt more safe, accepted, respected and loved. I’m often sent messages of gratitude and thanks for sharing my experiences here. For me, it’s not even a question of “thanks”. It’s a dutiful honor, a Gift from God. That I am able to share my experiences with the people here. For their hearts deserve to be seen. The world needs to be inspired. And the people of this nation have set a precedent for all of HUMANITY. So I am humbled that I can be the vessel to share this love. For it is I that should be grateful for the unconditional love I’ve received. . Happy PAKISTAN DAY 🇵🇰 May you all be blessed 💗

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We pay gratitude to these travelers for loving Pakistan and showing the real and true depiction of the land through their photos and videos time and again. More power to you!

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