Comfort Inn Alstonia
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We arrived at Amritsar and were in our hotel room by 1:30..ordered our standard Punjabi meal of Dal Makhani, Kadai Paneer, Laccha Parathas and Naan for room service, and promptly fell asleep.
Headed to the Golden Temple in the evening..there was a long line, but it moved quicker than we expected, and we were in in under 15 minutes.
... Golden Temple, the ISKCON Amritsar Sri
Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple is one of the prime attractions of Amritsar. The
temple was founded by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
(ISKCON). The temple houses the idols of many Hindu gods and goddesses with
Shri Krishna and Goddess Radha’s being the most important one. At the temple,
you can buy spiritual books, pictures of gods and T-shirts.
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... we even bought a bedsheet to sleep on.1200 rupees/$20 a night. We don't know the name of the place only the location.
Amritsar is famous about the Golden Temple and the many Sikh around. Sikh people are kind of following the Hindu religion, you can regornize the man on their beautiful turbans. Almost 2% of the India population is Sikh. The sikh men never cut their hair, beard and moustache.
That same day we went to the very beautiful Golden Temple. We had to cover ...
... fan or
anything like that ;-)). Most of the reps seem untrained and unable to deal with the system and they do not insist on a queueing structure. Instead people crowd around the desk all talking at the same time flooding the untrained Etihad rep, frustrated because nothing seems to get done and if something does happen it is usually for the person who pushed in and spoke the loudest.
The manager came up eventually and muttered something about problems ...
... boarder, to begin the first round of who-can-high-step-the-highest. And they can kick HIGH!
Officially, the purpose of the ceremony is to lower the national flags and formally close the boarder for the night. But what really occurs is a bizarre mix of formal marching, flag folding, chest beating, forceful stomping and almost comical high-stepping, as the two sides try to outdo each other in. It's extremely nationalistic, but remarkably good ...