Glimpses from my summer holidays

18 09 2010

Its been quite a long time since I last blogged…Well, I was really very glad when all my entrance examinations and their tensions ended. Except that  it was long ago…! Its been nearly one and a half month since I have been totally free first time in my life (it did seem like that!)

Just after my entry test, our family went to the northern areas which was totally a great experience for me. The weather remained cloudy and rainy most of the time with the sun showing its rays every now and then. Overall the weather was chilly and I regreted not listening to my mom’s suggestion to take warm clothes with me! Oh well, atleast that’ll not happen again.

It was after four complete years that I was actually visiting this part of the country and the scenery was simply awesome and breathtaking. The sun rise in the morning…the whole view of valleys with the cottages all over them… the springs and waterfalls between the mountains… the feeling that the car is moving among the clouds… and not to forget those so many monkeys hanging from trees to trees near a place where we parked our car!

 I felt so much relaxed in a way I never think I had before.The guest house we stayed at was located at Khairagali which is quite a distance above muree. At night the window of our room showed not only the billions of stars of the sky but also the billions of stars on earth! Yes the whole of the valley would look ad if billions of silver and golden jewels have been embedded in a dark soft velvet….

 We visited Ayubia, Nathiagali, PC Bhurban, Murree and a few other spots. Our whole stay was for about a week and that week would be a most memorable one for me.

Just after a few days (it seemed so) Ramadan arrived!

 I was really happy that Ramadan this year came during my holidays. I could keep my schedule according to what I wanted to do rather than what my studies demanded. Alhamdulila nothing was there to disturb my worship and this month was spiritually a great one….May Allah accept all our good deeds,  forgive all the mistakes and guide us to the straight path.(Ameen)

I did have a really good time and like all good things this also is going to end soon. Eid went great but there was (like always) lots and lots of travelling with it (no, no complains there!)

On Monday is the Orientation at my University! I’m so excited and looking forward to it…Even sitting here and there my mind starts wondering about how my uni would be like, who my friends would be, what type of teachers I’ll have and yeah the studies too…..only time will tell that I say to myself! And surely that time is not that far away  :)

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Remembering those days….

15 07 2010

 

Life is truly a struggle. Challenges, deadlines, responsibilities and expectations….nothing ever seems to end. Going through all this we forget that sometimes we have to give ourselves some time to enjoy, to relax…We need to remind this  to ourselves especially when we feel as if we can’t take it any more….

Time flies like anything. Its been more than a month that my final exams finished and eventhough at the moment I’m really busy with my tight schedule of academy/prep for entrance examinations I can’t help missing my college alot:'(

This path is the path which I used to take almost everyday, with my friends at my sides, laughing and talking off, to the cafeteria in my college…I took this photo on the last day in our college, just after the farewell party when the crowd had almost gone…I miss them all alot…Those walks in the grounds, those free periods when the time seemed to pass so unusually quickly!… and the library…with all its treasure of knowledge and my favourite books!….and not to forget the farewell party….which ended with tears in the eyes….

 Everything seems like a dream…..





Award Ceremony by AKU-EB

23 11 2008

 

Aga Khan Board Award Ceremony, 3rd Nov 2008, AKU, Karachi

http://www.aku.edu/news/majorevents/pr-3nov2008.shtml

One of the most memorable event i can never forget….

Thank you Allah for everything!!!