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Notes on the Geography of Pakistan: Landi Kotal

A look at the Khyber Pass and the town on the Pakistani side of it.

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Entrance to the Khyber Pass from Peshawar.

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There used to be a railway through to Kabul.

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The town of Landi Kotal is close to the border.

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In the money-changers' bazaar.

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Was that "Dallas" or "dollars"?  Hard to say.

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"What is it you want?"

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At Mardan, 40 miles east of Peshawar, there's a monument to one British force that was annihilated across the border.

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The inscription on that monument.


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