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Reporter's Notebook from Pakistan

Goodbye Islamabad & Hello Karachi

Learn about some of the differences between the capital and the coast, plus what one has in common with Greater Houston.


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An airport worker on the ramp in Islamabad.

Houston Public Media/News 88-7 Education Reporter Laura Isensee flies from Pakistan’s capital Islamabad to the port city of Karachi as a visiting journalist with ICFJ-International Center For Journalists.

Shortly after disembarking, she immediately takes note of some differences between the cities–and one similarity with her hometown of Houston.

We invite you to listen to the latest entry of her notebook above. You can also follow her journey on Twitter and Facebook.

And check out Laura's earlier entries on the special page on our website.

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