Pakistan Chronicles

Adam Hodge

Adam Hodge set out to explore the real Pakistan. What he discovered challenges all our notions of what it means to be a tourist.

Against the backdrop of fear-mongering media and against the advice of his family, Adam Hodge set out to explore the real Pakistan. From Islamabad to the un-touristed Taliban-plagued northern regions of the country, Hodge’s travelogue defies expectations and serves as a wake-up call to all travelers.

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Book Description

Against the backdrop of fear-mongering media and against the advice of his family, Adam Hodge set out to explore the real Pakistan in a rare road trip through the country that turned into an extended stay. In Pakistan Chronicles, Hodge takes us from Lahore to Islamabad and through the Taliban-plagued northern regions of Pakistan, where few Westerners have dared travel in recent years. What he discovered was a country that defies our expectations and forces us to confront our fears and preconceptions about the unknown. Pakistan Chronicles is a wake-up call to travelers everywhere.

About the Author

Adam Hodge is a freelance writer and editor who is currently based in Shanghai. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering and East Asian studies from McGill University. After working as an editor for AskMen, he left North America to drive a jeep overland from Europe to South Asia via Turkey, Iran and Pakistan, visiting some Read more »