In the year 2017, I bought Letters to a Young Poet during travel to Lahore for work. I was not much aware of who Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 – 1926) was and what he had written. In Pakistan, I had hardly come across his translated works in paper form. Though the digital world has given […] The post Rilke Through The Eyes Of A Young Poetess appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Remember your adolescence? Do you recall how often we would be (oh so) morbidly preoccupied with how we appeared to be in the eyes of others, against what we felt for ourselves? This was that part of life when we’d be reexamining our identities to find out who we truly were and (eventually) aimed to […] The post 25 Years Later – Takeaways From A High School Reunion appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
In the darkness of the early morning hours, a driver and tour guide were taking us up the High Andes of Chile in a small German-made SUV. Our destination was a place called El Tatio, which has one of the largest collections of geysers in Latin America. We had read that the geysers put on […] The post Experiencing Chile: From The High Andes To Valparaiso And Beyond appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.