The Saptapadi, or the 'seven steps', is an important part of the Hindu marriage ceremony. The bride and groom must walk seven times around a consecrated fire, reciting a different vow with each circuit. This video illustrates the Saptapadi.
The Murree Road, which was renamed Benazir Bhutto Road in 2008, is a major road in Pakistan, running between the cities of Rawalpindi and Murree. It has historically been the site of several social and political gatherings. The photo to the right shows the Murree Road, obviously taken many years after the events of The Far Pavilions!