First impressions of Sindh, from arrival at Karachi airport in the middle of the night, to dawn over the Indus.
15 January 2015
2. A Fleeting Moment in Hyderabad
First taste of Sindhi food and a meeting of global sisters at the Indus Hotel in Hyderabad.
18 January 2015
3. Shrines and Larkana Homecoming
Visit to the shrines of Shah Latif Bhittai and Qalander on the way to my Sangi home in Larkana.
21 January 2015
4. Waking up in Larkana
The otherworldly experience of waking up for the first time to the aazhan (call to prayer) in Larkana.
26 January 2015
Glimpse into a woefully underfunded pediatric hospital and other thoughts about healthcare and family in Sindh.
11 February 2015
6. Expedition to Gorakh Hill
Exploring one of Sindh's natural treasures with my "adventure crew."
17 March 2015
7. Heart Clinic
Stories from a day at work with Papa Saeed.
8 April 2015
8. Second Arrival
My return to Sindh; journey to Hyderabad via Dubai and Karachi. Reflections of the second-time traveler.
23 April 2015
9. Tombs of the Talpur Mirs
A visit to the crumbling tombs of a buried dynasty in the heart of Hyderabad--in the process of restoration.
6 May 2015
10. Makli and Thatta
My second day of my second journey brings me to a City for the Dead and a Lake of Light -- and a Mughal mosque, too.
19 July 2015
11. Thar Part 1 of 3: Through Sunset
Road trip with buddies to the Thar desert; a visit to Radio Mithi; a Thari village in the shades of sunset.
6 December 2015
12. Thar Part 2 of 3: Night Scenes
Prayers at the Shri Krishna Mandir in Mithi; lights at the Gaddhi Bhit; ghazals at the rest house.
14 December 2015
13. Thar Part 3 of 3: Daylight
Song of Sassui, children's radio program, and a Thari village at noontime.
23 December 2015
Special Guest Edition!
Andrew Hauze recounts the colorful adventures of his last day in Sindh.
2 January 2016
14. Public School Hyderabad
Short visit to a venerable institution of intermediate learning.
9 January 2016
15. Punjabi Excursion (1 of 2): Born Anew in Lahore
First time beyond Sindh in Pakistan; the Lahore Fort, the Badshahi Mosque.
25 January 2016
16. Punjabi Excursion (2 of 2): Light of the Palace, Light of the World
Exploring Mughal history at the tombs of Jahangir and Noor Jehan.
4 Feb 2016
17. Sindhi Language Authority
On the broader topic of language and Sindhi identity.
3 March 2016
18. Children of the Indus
On the joys and pains of getting to know one another.
15 June 2016
19. Approaching the Shah jo Risalo
Thoughts on what it means to translate passages from a work that is as beloved to some as their own life's blood.
5 October 2016
....prequels: digital and internal journeys to the East
Blog entries from before my first trip to South Asia. The first three are intended to explain how this whole strange and amazing story came about -- early interest in South Asian culture, and a series of beautiful coincidences that brought me to Sindh, Pakistan, especially.
the back story.... (part 1) - surprises [ 19 Jan 2014]
the back story... (part 2) - the magic box [21 Jan 2014]
the back story.... (part 3) - Sindh [23 Jan 2014]
projections of sindh - thoughts on the sindh festival, bbz, and sindhi culture
[16 Feb 2014]
rediscovering the dancing girl [6 April 2014]
a plea for compassion -- the gaza tragedy [2 Aug 2014]
o brave new world [28 Aug 2014]
"i am malala" -- the value of malala's influence [13 Oct 2014]