Travel Blogs from Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India

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Boxing Day., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Boxing Day.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... back to England and although no one saw fit to say anything while he was here, since his departure it's been the talk of the Pind, everyone is saying it should be tidied up and sorted out but no one wants to put their money where their mouth is and sort ...

Catching up with stuff in Pind, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Catching up with stuff in Pind

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... Anyway I was nowhere near ready to face to day yet so I went back to bed till 10am. After breakfast Soma and I made a trip to Nakodar to visit the tile people and pick up a couple of bits for the bike. We got back for around midday and I set about ...

Getting things finished at Pind, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Getting things finished at Pind

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... back later in the day. We came back to the house and I set about sorting out a few others things around the house. I went up to Nakodar with Soma at lunch time to grab a bite to eat and pick up a few supplies. When we came back Soma's sister had come ...

52 degrees in Nawa Pind!!!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

52 degrees in Nawa Pind!!!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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Day 200 Sat 27th May 2006 52 degrees in Nawa Pind!!! Well that was the prediction yesterday, weather it actually got up to that I couldn't really say, all I know it was bl**dy hot!!! I stayed in most of the day sweating my gonads off, by the way if ...

Out for the count!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Out for the count!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... the travel agent, she said I needed to fax her a copy of my booking confirmation, so Soma took me up to Nakodar. I picked up my photo's of Rangla Punjab and then we spent about 30 minutes trying to get a copy of the confirmation printed from a USB stick, ...

Punjabi timing at its worst!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Punjabi timing at its worst!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... into the journey Soma remembered that he had forgotten his phone at Sheera's, so we had to turn back. We eventually got to Nakodar for around 11.30am, the TV had arranged to meet us in Nakodar because he had concluded that the receiver was faulty ...

The girls last full day here..., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

The girls last full day here...

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... different activities. We started the day on a religious note, the girls went to a religious place called Baba Mothi di Jagah in Pind to pray, then to a place that was made in memory of our ancestors called Jaterey di Jagah, as usual Simran was full of ...

First day of chilling for a long time., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

First day of chilling for a long time.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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Day 33 Sun 23rd Oct 2005 First day of chilling for a long time. Well today was a long time coming, I finally got to rest for the day. I got up late and just lounged around all morning. I went to visit my dad's best friend Lakha and his family in the ...

Getting ready for the Himachal mission!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Getting ready for the Himachal mission!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... all ate together. I still had to put the cupboard back together after yesterday's goings on, so I got onto it straight away. I went to Nakodar with Gagan to pick up the picture of my Graandma, it was done, but the guy still wasn't there (how does he make ...

Guru Purb, celebrating the birth of Guru Gobind Si, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Guru Purb, celebrating the birth of Guru Gobind Si

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... morning we did the whole going to the Gurdwara thing, after the path had finished we had langer and came home. The whole pind was there today, I didn't realise soooo many people lived here. Because we are located on the main road outside the Pind we ...

Bhagsu to Nawa Pind, in one day!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Bhagsu to Nawa Pind, in one day!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... but nowhere near as many as Naina Devi. We didn't stop there long and were on the road in an hour or so. We got back into Punjab around 4pm and soon after back onto flat roads! I made the most of the flat roads, standing up for a while to dry my shorts, ...

The School of Sikh History, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

The School of Sikh History

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... most of north India at that time. It was an amazing thing to see, I would strongly recommend it to anyone who visits the Punjab. It made me realise just how little I know about Sikhism and made want to learn more. I remembered some details shown in the ...

The dreaded throat infection strikes again!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

The dreaded throat infection strikes again!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... would have to fax a copy of my confirmation to Delhi because it didn't come out clear enough on her machine, so another trip to Nakodar followed, and again I was on my own. This time I remembered to go to the bank too, they said they had located the lost ...

A day of rest in Pind - well kind of..., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

A day of rest in Pind - well kind of...

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... I think. At around 2pm, the guy doing the tiles at Baba Moti's said they needed another box of tiles, so Soma and I went to Nakodar to fetch it. While we were there I brought 30 mtrs of wire for the satellite TV, it's one of the reasons the guy recons ...

Definitely my last day in Jalandhar!!!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Definitely my last day in Jalandhar!!!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... stuff, I don't know where it all comes from! Oh and I got my sleeping sheet made. We have decided to take a bus to Delhi from Nakodar, it leaves at 7pm and gets to Delhi around 2am, its not the most ideal timing but it will have to do. Just to put the ...

Waiting around..., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Waiting around...

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... the house for a bit. The weather was quite good today we had some sun and it really makes a difference. We brought some DVD's from Nakodar, I thought it would help pass the time for the girls. We got Stuart Little1, 2 and 3 on one disc for 120 rupees and ...

Finally get my Nagozey, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Finally get my Nagozey

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... to Gauthams office. We had some food and I asked Vinod to drop us off at Guru Ravidass Chowk, where we could get our bus back to Nakodar. Three of us got onto the bike, Vinod was in front, then Soma and I was on the end, we were coming up to the first ...

Bob the builder in Nawa Pind, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Bob the builder in Nawa Pind

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

Day 195 Mon 22nd May 2006 Bob the builder in Nawa Pind What a day! After working on the bike yesterday, I was in 'Bob the Builder' mode today and got a couple of things done around the house, that should have been done along time ago.  I started ...

Baba Moti's place is getting a facelift., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Baba Moti's place is getting a facelift.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... the 'after' one. Lets just say there was a whole heap of mess before we got there! Around 3pm Thai and I went to Nakodar on the Bullet. After ridding around on little scooter/moped things in Thailand and Cambodia, it was great to get back on a proper ...

Back to Pind, and on with the RWT., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Back to Pind, and on with the RWT.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... I received an e-mail from Danny telling me about a link to the BBC website that has an article about the Nachda Sansaar tour of Punjab. I read the article and was surprised to find it mention's me! Thanks Danny, the feelings mutual. Check out this link to ...

Seeing Mum and Dad off, and the surprise attack!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Seeing Mum and Dad off, and the surprise attack!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... have stayed longer if Soma (the larry) wasn't giving me the nudge every five minutes. We left Jag's at 11.30pm and drove back to Pind. As you can imagine I'm feeling pretty tired right now, it's 12.30am and I should be in bed! It's been a day of sadness ...

Catching up with travelogues, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Catching up with travelogues

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

Day 73 Thurs 11th Jan 2006 Catching up with travelogues I stayed at Pind today, I was in need of a major lie in so crawled out of bed around midday. I spent most of the day just catching up with stuff on my Mac, its all good having a camera that takes ...

My first Diwali in Pind..EVER!!!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

My first Diwali in Pind..EVER!!!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... (around 10.30) its cold in the mornings now and I don't have any motivation to get out of bed! In the afternoon we went to Nakodar to get some sweets and last minute things, like oil and rolls of cotton for the diva's. When we got back to Pind it was late ...

The girls go home..., Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

The girls go home...

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... ) for him, I had ordered fabric for this and wanted to see what it was like before they start to embroider it. We got back to Pind for about 6pm, I feel totally dead to the world, I haven't been feeling right for a couple of days now and when we got back ...

Things go pear shaped in pind!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Things go pear shaped in pind!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... if I get some teaching work there. My Thai has gone away for a couple of days, so we are on our own. I made a trip to Nakodar on the bike to pic up the picture I gave them yesterday and get the voltmeter back. The voltmeter was ready but the guy in the ...

New Years Day, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

New Years Day

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... light of the day was seeing GURDAS MANN (the number one Punjabi singer of all time, more commonly know in Punjab as Baba) live on stage in a Pind School Playground, proper Akkara style! When we were going to the wedding we past Shankar, the Pind where ...

It finally all catches up with me!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

It finally all catches up with me!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... the Gurdwara so I went over there for a while to see what was going on (see pics). I didn't leave Pind till after 10.30am, I went to the bank in Nakodar first and they told me the guy who deals with the ATM was off sick so they couldn't tell me whether I ...

Nagar Kirtan in Nawa Pind Jattan, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Nagar Kirtan in Nawa Pind Jattan

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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Day 66 Wed 4th Jan 2006 Nagar Kirtan in Nawa Pind Jattan We had a Nagar Kirtan (religious parade) in Pind today to celebrate the birth of Guru Gobing Singh Ji. The weather was a bit doom and gloom but people from the Pind were out in force (see pics). ...

Too hot to do anything or go anywhere!, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Too hot to do anything or go anywhere!

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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... we measured up for the remaining tiles at Baba Moti's and went to Nakodar and got them ordered, all before 9.30am! While we were in Nakodar we had a look at a cooler (it's a poor mans AC unit), but having said that they are still around RS6,000 - which ...

Back to the peace and quiet of Pind, Nawa Pind, Nakodar, Punjab, India travel blog

Back to the peace and quiet of Pind

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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Day 35 Tue 25th Oct 2005 Back to the peace and quiet of Pind OK last night was not what I needed, I stayed at Basti (the house where the wedding was last week), most of the UK guests had gone back but some of the kid's are still here, Meetu & Raj (mum & ...

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