Originally Posted by Mard
I am from peshawar in northern pakistan and the situation is pretty bad in this part of the country. Bin laden and his gang is literary just a few hundred Kms away, not to mention Taliban. But places like Lahore and Karachi are ok i think, last time i was in lahore 3 months ago and i saw many western tourists there. Though ofcourse i can understand why some countries dont want to tour, it is understandable.
Yeah, Peshawar's always been, well, somewhere I've been very wary of. England cricketers writing about being allowed to leave hotels only with armed guards and all. Most of the rest of Pakistan doesn't seem anywhere near so bad though.