A Beer in Pakistan

23 October 2012 | Places

◄  Yes, it’s a Murree Beer, the national beer of Pakistan. In fact the only beer of Pakistan. Officially Pakistanis – good Muslims all (or almost all) – can’t touch alcohol. Which makes being the country’s only brewery a difficult business, you would think. In fact Mu...

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Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad

1 May 2011 | Places

◄ The Faisaliah Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The tower was designed by UK architect Sir Norman Foster and built by the bin Laden family’s construction company. After all the talk about Osama bin Laden hiding out in a cave in the unpoliced badlands along the Pakis...

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