Where to stay
Regale Internet Inn
65 The Mall Road, near Regal Cinema
Dorms and basic showers, but the culture is the draw. Beds about $2.
Pearl Continental Hotel
The fanciest, with pool, salon, shopping center. Rooms about $112-$193.
Where to eat
The Hot Spot
19 T-block, Defense
Homemade ice cream and serious film fans. Scoops about $1.17, desserts from about $2.
What to do
Pakistan-India border ceremony
Wagah checkpost, about 40 minutes east of Lahore
High-stepping, rowdy flag-lowering at dusk. Get there an hour early for a view.
Baba Shah Jamal shrine, Ichhrah
Every Thursday until well past midnight. Mostly men. Go with Malik's group or other companions.