Monsoons in Isloo: Picturesque Details

Yesterday happened one full swing monsoonal rain. Making the annoying humidity condition much better. It called for a party too =)

A reader of Islamabad Metblogs, Imran Shakeel, sent an awe-inspiring shot our way.

And a few images I was able to capture through my mobile.


clouds were playing games over lush margallas ~

The samosa party- courtesy, Bangali :)


Its beautiful here. Still. Alhamdolillah =)

Are you enjoying monsoons too? How’s it over there?  Missing Isloo, anyone =)

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Taken in Hot Spot park.





The kawwa enjoying rains :)


8 Comments so far

  1. Zafar Iqbal (ziqbalbh) on August 1st, 2008 @ 3:25 pm

    Thats whay I like about Islamabad, its weather which is mostly fresh, but corrupting very fast by human development. Had somebody noticed how clear Islamabad looks, when it is viewed from Damn-e-Koh after a good rain. Thats a real joy of watching this city.

  2. anwar on August 1st, 2008 @ 4:13 pm

    It certainly looks very beautiful during monsoons… I am curious to know if "samosa" has become a new monsoon ritual. Pardon my ignorance – I have away from the land of the pure for a very long time..

  3. emran on August 1st, 2008 @ 10:35 pm

    I guess it the same Bangali samasa in F-6 Farooqia Market.
    I love Islamabad :)

  4. khanum on August 2nd, 2008 @ 3:39 am

    nice shots! loving the lush greenery!

    the bangali samosey look yummy, they’re tastier and more fun to eat to eat than our traditional jumbo ones, but at least we’re not kanjoos ;)

  5. usmanexc on August 3rd, 2008 @ 1:58 pm

    Islamabad looks great after a rain. It is with out a doubt one of the most beautiful cities of our country. I really wish they stop cutting the trees, otherwise it won’t be for long.

  6. wkhang on August 14th, 2008 @ 10:16 pm



  7. specs on August 27th, 2008 @ 8:48 pm

    Oh, beautiful pictures!

    I agree @ cutting trees and making all those new roads; i can’t even recognize my beautiful little town anymore! :(

  8. A for [pine]Apple (asmamirza) on August 29th, 2008 @ 9:10 am

    Hey thanks ya all for liking and your valued comments :)

    @zafar iqbal, indeed … dust settled and greener and fresher city :)

    @anwar, lol samosay and pakoray .. both rock on !!

    @emran, bilkul wohi wala :)

    @khanum, LOL @ kanjus … come come .. we’ll give you a treat =P

    @usmanexc, I hope they are planting as many trees as they say they have … I miss the green belts already =(

    @wkhang, Allah na karay =\ These cities are different climatic wise.

    @specs, thanks thanks :)

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