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If you go: Pakistan

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Globe Correspondent / November 13, 2005

Where to stay

Regale Internet Inn

Surraya Mansion

65 The Mall Road, near Regal Cinema

011-92-42-731-1987

E-mail: regale_internet@hotmail.com

Dorms and basic showers, but the culture is the draw. Beds about $2.

Pearl Continental Hotel

Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam

011-92-42-636-0210

www.pchotels.com.pk

The fanciest, with pool, salon, shopping center. Rooms about $112-$193.

Where to eat

The Hot Spot

19 T-block, Defense

www.thehotspotonline.com

E-mail: mail@thehotspotonline.com

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.

Sufi drumming

Baba Shah Jamal shrine, Ichhrah

Every Thursday until well past midnight. Mostly men. Go with Malik's group or other companions.

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