Tent Peggers of Karpala

tent peggers of karpala

Tent Peggers Of Karpala by Umair Ghani.

Larger here.

This guy is consistently very good. I’ve already posted several of his images and will continue to do so. I find it refreshing to see an aspect the real Pakistan – not the one you get on news programmes about the war on terror. It’s clearly a much more sophisticated place than that…


Monsoon festival in Karpala village. A tent pegging competition was the team event and highlight of the day. Two tent peggers attack the pegs with speedy horses and a skilled swing of their lances. One picks up the peg while other drops it from the lance.

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