Two visits within one week, and the only Wildschwein spotted was a stuffed specimen at the nature center.
But did it all spark joy is the larger question.
Though not because of the hiking.
The day following Tony’s return from Pakistan we turned ourselves over to the Vienna Woods. Four and five days in beautiful and green; and crowded and dusty Pakistan was extraordinary, but we were craving Austrian fresh air. Or perhaps we just did not want to deal with our exploded suitcases.
Rawalpindi. If this shopping Mecca does not carry it, then you do not need it.
Originally I had thought Peshawar would make for a wonderful, if long, day trip from Islamabad, but common sense prevailed and I scaled back this day’s plan to Wah Gardens and Taxila.