Antique Clay Beads

Here are the pictures of some antique clay beads I found in a mound a few years ago. The age of these beads is not known.
Pictures of antique clay beads

Shadam-A Small Village

Shadam is a small village on the top of a mound, consists of a few houses. It's located in tehsil Amazai, district Buner of NWFP. It's a beautiful village, located on a beautiful location. This village always attract my attention during my service in district Buner. The mountain in the backgroud is the well know Mahaban mountain located in three districts, Buner, Swabi and Mansehra.

Pictures of Shadam-A small village

Funny Photo of Afghan Man With Sheep

Here is a funny picture of an Afghan man carrying has sheep on shoulders. Probably the sheep is ill and he is taking it to Doctor.

Funny photo of Afghan man with sheep
Funny Afghan man

View Of Sunset From Canola Field

While on my routine walk a few days ago, the canola flowers, clouds and sunset combination attract my attention and I got some pictures. A few of which are here in your front, hoping you will like them.

Canola Flowers at Sunset
Canola Flowers
Canola Flowers

Baja Swabi

Baja, the small, but beautiful village of Swabi famous for many reasons. Most of the people are educated as compared to other villages. Most of them serve in the Pakistani army. Many of them are doctors, professors, civil judges. But the main reason of its popularity is the professional female dancers. It is situated between the Pehur and Steffa canals. The main Swabi-Topi road passing through the Baja and divide it in two parts. Its neighbor villages are Bamkhel, Kalabat, Khota and Jhanda.

Baja Village-Swabi
Pehur Canal Baja

Allah's Name Written By Clouds

I took this pictures today, Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 8:14 am, while on my way to office. In the picture you see Allah Arabic name written by clouds just underneath the Sun. The picture is not clear because I have to take it from behind the vehicle glass.

Allah's Name Written By Clouds

Papaya Plants

This is the first time, I ever saw a papaya plant and green papaya fruit. In our area people don't grow papaya, may be because of our extreme weather. From the top this plant is covered with a plastic sheet to protect it from cold.
Papaya (Carica papaya), also known as papaw or pawpaw belong to family Caricacea. The Papaya is a tree-like plant, usually without branches, that grows up to 10 meters tall. The large deeply lobed leaves (50–70 cm in diameter), are borne on long, hollow petioles emerging from the stem apex. The five petals fragrant flowers appear on the axils of the leaves. Generally, the fruit is oval to nearly round. Fruits are 15-50 cm long and 10–20 cm wide, and weigh up to 9 kg. The oval fruits are 15-50 cm long and 10–20 cm wide, and weigh up to 9 kg. Some plants are bisexual, having flowers with both male and female organs, but other plants have flowers with only one sex and need female plants need a nearby male plant for proper pollination.

Papaya Plant Pictures
Papaya Plant Picture
Papaya Plant Picture
Green Papayas
Green Papayas

Marijuana Leaf

Leaf images of wild marijuana (Cannabis sativa), also known as marihuana, ganja, hemp or bung.

Marijuana Leaf
Marijuana Leaf
Marijuana Leaf
Marijuana Leaf
Marijuana Leaf
Marijuana Leaf

Landscapes of Bamkhel Swabi

These landscapes pictures are taken at Bamkhel, a beautiful village of district Swabi.

Bamkhel-Swabi Landscapes
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel
Bamkhel

The Last Leaf on Tree

This is almost the mid of January. The winter is not extreme with us this year that is why you can see a last survival of not only autumn, but also of winter.

Picture of the last leaf on fig tree

Praying Mantis Larvae

I have kept some praying mantis egg pods on the hope that some babies praying mantis will come out from them in the spring or early summer. So I decided to cut one of them to see praying mantis larvae. I took some photos to serve my visitors, who often visit my blog to see praying mantis larvae. Actually these are undeveloped nymphs.

Praying Mantis Larvae

Ladybird Beetle

Here is an unknown species of ladybird beetle from Pakistan. It has black, red and orange body.
Any help in identification would be highly appreciated.

Ladybird Beetle

Purple-Blue Beetle

As I don't know the exact name of this beetle therefore I gave it a name of "Purple-Blue Beetle" due to its colors combination. I found it on a milkweed plant.

Purple-blue beetle pictures

Ox Cart

Ox cart or bull cart (Bel gadi-بیل گاڈی) is an essential part of our agriculture system in Pakistan. It is a source of transportation for our farmers. They use ox carts for carrying agriculture products to home or market. Due to high level of poverty our farmers are not in the position to buy expensive tractors or other vehicles for transportation.

Ox Cart Pictures
Ox Cart Pic
Ox Cart Pic
Ox Cart Pic
Ox/Bull Cart Pic
Ox Cart Pic