On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia

On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia

Along the Grand Trunk Road, a fantastic series from NPR following the road connecting Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.     Bookmark and read this, you'll all love it!

Along The Grand Trunk Road

Along the Grand Trunk Road, a fantastic series from NPR following the road connecting Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Bookmark and read this, you'll all love it!

Old Grand Trunk Road Murree

Old Grand Trunk Road Murree

Attock City (Campbellpur) and Mughal caravan sarai on the famous Grand Trunk road by jzakariya, via Flickr

Attock City (Campbellpur) and Mughal caravan sarai on the famous Grand Trunk road by jzakariya, via Flickr

We should see this.   Grand Trunk Road by Rover Films. A documentary in the making about a life apart. Rupert Grey is an Englishman who drives, with his wife, his vintage car across India in an attempt to take control of his life and to find a balance.

We should see this. Grand Trunk Road by Rover Films. A documentary in the making about a life apart. Rupert Grey is an Englishman who drives, with his wife, his vintage car across India in an attempt to take control of his life and to find a balance.

When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble. Her husband Massud is caught in the cross fire and dies before she confesses her greatest secret to him. Now under threat from a powerful military officer, who demands that she pardon her husband's American killer, Nargis fears the truth about her past will be exposed. For weeks someone has been broadcasting people's secrets from the minaret of the local mosque and the mysterious broadcasts have struck fear in all.

When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble. Her husband Massud is caught in the cross fire and dies before she confesses her greatest secret to him. Now under threat from a powerful military officer, who demands that she pardon her husband's American killer, Nargis fears the truth about her past will be exposed. For weeks someone has been broadcasting people's secrets from the minaret of the local mosque and the mysterious broadcasts have struck fear in all.

Moti Mahal Covent Garden – The Grand Trunk Road

The Grand Trunk Road - An Indian Food Expedition at Moti Mahal Covent Garden

Moti Mahal Covent Garden – The Grand Trunk Road

Eating my way across the Grand Trunk Road with Moti Mahal

Moti Mahal Covent Garden London - the Grand Trunk Road series,

Eating my way across the Grand Trunk Road with Moti Mahal

The Wagah border closing lowering of the flags ceremony or The Beating Retreat ceremony being held at Wagah Border on Grand trunk road joining India and Pakistan.

The Wagah border closing lowering of the flags ceremony or The Beating Retreat ceremony being held at Wagah Border on Grand trunk road joining India and Pakistan.

The Sabzi Mandi, or vegetable wholesale market, was located beyond the city wall, along the Grand Trunk Road to Punjab. British forces tore down walls and buildings in the area after rebels attacked during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.Historical and amazing photos of Delhi - Rediff.com Business

The Sabzi Mandi, or vegetable wholesale market, was located beyond the city wall, along the Grand Trunk Road to Punjab. British forces tore down walls and buildings in the area after rebels attacked during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.Historical and amazing photos of Delhi - Rediff.com Business

#MalviyaBridgeVaranasi, inaugurated in 1887 (originally called The Dufferin Bridge), is a double decker bridge over the #Ganges at Varanasi. It carries rail track on lower deck and road on the upper deck. It is one of the major bridges on the Ganges and carries the Grand Trunk Road across the river. #travel #tourism

#MalviyaBridgeVaranasi, inaugurated in 1887 (originally called The Dufferin Bridge), is a double decker bridge over the #Ganges at Varanasi. It carries rail track on lower deck and road on the upper deck. It is one of the major bridges on the Ganges and carries the Grand Trunk Road across the river. #travel #tourism

Wagah Border, also referred to as the Berlin Wall of Asia,  is the only road border crossing between Pakistan and India which lies on the Grand Trunk Road flanked by the cities of Amritsar, Punjab in India and Lahore, Punjab in Pakistan. This only crossing point between Pakistan and India is regularly open to foreigners. The border gates have a visitor gallery on each side, on the whole concrete steps created around the border main road. This allows most people in the crowd to get a seat but…

Wagah Border, also referred to as the Berlin Wall of Asia, is the only road border crossing between Pakistan and India which lies on the Grand Trunk Road flanked by the cities of Amritsar, Punjab in India and Lahore, Punjab in Pakistan. This only crossing point between Pakistan and India is regularly open to foreigners. The border gates have a visitor gallery on each side, on the whole concrete steps created around the border main road. This allows most people in the crowd to get a seat but…

For more than 20 centuries, travelers have walked, ridden, prayed, traded, invaded, escaped, fought, and died along the 1,500 miles of the Grand Trunk Road which stretches from Kolkata to Kabul.

For more than 20 centuries, travelers have walked, ridden, prayed, traded, invaded, escaped, fought, and died along the 1,500 miles of the Grand Trunk Road which stretches from Kolkata to Kabul.

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