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... a 1km walk to the actual border & where the ceremony is held. It has been held every evening just before sunset since 1959 & is carried out by the security forces of India & Pakistan. Thousands attend every evening on both sides of the border & is pure theatrics as well as demonstrating the rivalry between the two countries. It is characterised by high kicking & rapid marching & is well worth the trip to view it. It ends with ...
... chat with the girl from Hong Kong until I felt them kick in. Getting her to promise to wake me up if I was still asleep when the train pulled in to Amritsar the next morning, I shimmied back to my bunk, already feeling like I was going to have an epic nights sleep. Waking up the next morning, with just enough time to grab the coffee wallah's attention on his last round through the carriages before we arrived in Amritsar, myself and the girl, Cory got outside the station in ...
... air, stacking them in a huge container and back to grab the next one in the blink of an eye. My attention was grabbed by the biggest pans I've ever seen, they were as tall as me and must have held tons of potatoes, rice, and lentils all cooking away to keep the serving guys upstairs with full buckets. The spoon for stirring these pots was about 10 foot long! Shuffling off further through the kitchen area our Sikh dude took us to where the chapattis were being made and I got to roll out ...
... to help plug the budget deficit but I’m an Essex tart with a heart and refused to be hired out - if the truth be known, my fragile ego couldn’t cope with any potential rejection.
After the Temple, we had a wander round the the nearby Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Garden. This garden was created to commemorate the massacre of unarmed civilians by the British Raj on 13th April 1919. Around this time there ...
After our extremely filling food tour, Sanjay took us to the Golden Temple which, as the name suggests, is gold and is topped by a dome gilded in 750kgs of real gold. This temple was built in 1577 and the interesting architecture draws on both Hindu and Muslim styles. The golden temple itself lies serenely in the centre of a holy pool and is surrounded by an impressive marble white gurdwara complex. (A gurdwara is a Sikh temple) The complex has four entrances with no ...