18 Photographs That Show The Really Ugly Truth About Pakistan

18 Photographs That Show The Really Ugly Truth About Pakistan

Did you know what Pakistan’s reality is? It is absolutely ugly. There is nothing exciting about it and there is no culture, no life and certainly no beauty in Pakistan. No one should ever visit this country because it is so damn ugly.

These 18 photographs from Bilal Ahmed show the really ugly side of Pakistan:

 

1. There is no natural beauty in Pakistan

Source: Bilal Ahmed
Source: Bilal Ahmed

Deosai plains.

 

2. Like this horrible travesty of a lake 

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Jarba Zhou – Blind Lake, Shigar.

 

3. And this one with that ugly ass tree covering it in Hargisa, Skardu

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

 

4. This lake is the worst one.

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Attabad Lake, Hunza.

 

5. The. Worst.

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

 

6. The lakes are so ugly that this guy literally just wants to drown himself

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

 An early morning swim at silently waking Upper Kachura Lake, Skardu.

 

7. “Mein doob raha, doob raha… mujhe na bachana

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Upper Kachura Lake.

 

8. There is absolutely no history in Pakistan

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Shalimar Hotel is a pre-partition structure on Abdullah Haroon road in Sadar, Karachi. The entire structure of the hotel’s balconies is made up of wood.

 

9. And certainly no culture

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

The sunlight highlights the intricate carving on each door, each window and each pillar of the Derawar Fort.

 

10. Look at these birds flying away from this boring country

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Pigeons circumambulate the dome of Shah Rukn-e-Alam’s mausoleum, Multan – believed by many to be a sign of devotion.

 

11. Pigeons flying away, here too.

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Jamia Masjid, Rawalpindi.

 

12. Look at this ugly kid

My eyes!

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Sallahudin is an ice-cream seller at a roadside shop in Chillas, Pakistan.

 

13. And this girl

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Sitara.

 

14. Certainly this Shepherd boy is not cute at all

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

In Babusar.

 

15.These women are dressed in absolutely horribly ugly clothes

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan.

 

16. Pakistani homes are like thorns in your eyes

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

Farshi darwaza, Lahore.

 

17. And these stairs with the sunlight falling over them? UGLY AF.

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Source: Bilal Ahmed

 

18. Pakistan is a dump

Source: Bilal Ahmed
Source: Bilal Ahmed

A lady peeping out into the street – Lohari gate, Walled city of Lahore.

 

These pictures were taken by Bilal Ahmed. Bilal is MS Electrical Engineering graduate from LUMS and is a travel photographer by hobby. Bilal has traveled throughout Pakistan and has consequently captured this truth about Pakistan.

If you were intrigued by these pictures, you can go view these and more at the Nomad Centre and Art Gallery in Islamabad. The exhibition named ‘Shades of My Palette’ will go on until November 2.


Cover Image Via: Bilal Ahmed 



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