Where in Karachi #101

Put on your guessing caps people, its time once again for a ‘Where in Karachi’. Lets see how much do we really know what our city looks like.

(Note: The original photographer is not allowed to guess where the picture is from, for obvious reasons).

Credit: Szuberi

10 Comments so far

  1. Edward Louis (unregistered) on July 29th, 2007 @ 5:41 pm

    Ok, this is Khayaban-e-Shahbaz, DHA Phase 5 or is that Phase 6. But its Shahbaz Commercial where they have all the banks and Pizza Hut Delivery & Take-Away unit. THis was a no-brainer.

  2. zee (unregistered) on July 29th, 2007 @ 8:43 pm

    Eaassiieessttt. Mansoor, you live REAL CLOSE to my office anddd to my susral if that photo is taken from your balcony :D Lol… we shud meet up :D

    That’s Khayaban-e-Shahbaz or should I say, ALL-new-and-decorated-but-with-STUPID-roundabouts-in-the-middle-Kh-e-Shahbaz Phase 6 :)

  3. Balma (unregistered) on July 29th, 2007 @ 11:46 pm

    Mangopir Road near Bismillah Hotel?
    It looks very ugly and dirty.

  4. boo! (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 12:02 am

    khayaban e shahbaz.. easy one!

  5. asa (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 2:47 am

    After seeing all this pics of “where in Karachi”..one thing i strongly feel Karachi is not a bad place bas security ho na tu kya kuch nahi Karachi mein …Mar pare en MQM walo pe destroy all beauty of Karachi …make an environment where u never knw when someone snatch mobile on gunpoint.

  6. Shoaib Meenai (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 3:24 am

    Khayaban-e-Shahbaz, Phase VI, right behind my house.

    This is very off-topic, but I might as well let out my frustration at the handling of this road. Shahbaz was broken two years ago, and since then, work has progressed extremely slowly. It seems FWO does one tiny part, goes to sleep for three months, then does another small part. It’s been two years, and Shahbaz is still not complete – road markings haven’t been placed on all parts, and I believe one complete section of the road is lacking a second carpeting.

    A similar thing is happening on main Commercial Avenue, Phase IV. The drain pipe running though the middle was broken down around six months ago, and only half of it has been reconstructed. That’s right, for a long segment on one of DHA’s main roads, the drain is completely open, meaning that a car can fall in (and I heard a Suzuki already did). DHA’s ineptitude in such matters is highly frustrating.

    Sorry for dragging this post so off-topic, but I feel I needed to get that out.

  7. Tania (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 3:37 am

    Cars in Karachi aint safe either. This is one smart idea though on how to protect your car.


  8. Syed Johny (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 10:37 am

    well i dont know the phases of dha , but isnt this area between boat basin and tower ??

    correct me if I’m wrong?

  9. mansoor (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 5:35 pm

    correct answer to all who guessed kh-e-shahbaz!

    good going guyz! seems like u really know ur karachi :D

  10. Hasan Zuberi (unregistered) on July 30th, 2007 @ 7:03 pm

    Yes its Khayaban-e-Shahbaz … pic taken by my cousin Salman Zuberi (who was here recently from Canada) from his residence balcony.

    @ MAnsoor … from where u dig up these ?? Flicker.com ??

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