A Scene from Lahore
What you are seeing here is a night shot of Gulberg Main Boulevard. The photographer is probably flying somewhere in the sky. The traffic is flowing almost exclusively in one direction. The road is beautifully lit. Stars are shining (although you can’t see them in the pic but I can assure you they are… they normally do at this time of the night).
The time is almost 3:30 am…. It’s not your normal evening drive time. It’s way past midnight. If you are a foreigner watching this scene in Lahore, don’t be surprised just yet. Follow the traffic till it reaches its destination.
Almost 4:00 am. A road full of restaurants. All of them open and filled to capacity. Waiters taking coffee & tea orders. Buffet being served. Lavish food, not just breakfast, at 4:00 am. Families, friends, kids, all of them having a good time. At 4:00 am.
This is Lahore. Live and kicking…in the month of Ramazan…. at 4:00 am.
Image Source: Daily Times