We crossed the hub river on our seventy five odd km drive to Vinder from Karachi. The skies were clear. A pleasant day after the scorching week. I looked down at people splashing water on each other in the viver .It didn’t discriminate, it catered to everyone. Those who were washing up, and those who were just here for a dip. My host and guide Amir Baloch kept pointing out important buildings, landmarks and locations.
This update’s been long over due. I was away for the NewsTrain Toronto workshop. Interesting enough, while the news industry in Canada is facing the same problems ive witness in South Asia, the overall trends in North America paint a different story. Some other day though.
Rouge Park is next to Toronto’s largest wetland the Rouge River which got its name from the red river bank clay painting the steam red, or ‘Rouge’ in French. Much like how my hand looked after I offered it to the territorial mosquitos when I wandered off into the dense growth away from my camp site without the repellent. An ominous moment caused by an amature oversight, but lets begin at the beginning.