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... Pakistanis shouting from either side wearing baseball caps and waving their countries flag. Foreigners were given their own box to watch from and we seemed to be the second entertainment with many Indians taking photos of us like we were in a cage at a zoo! Exhausted after being out in the sun all afternoon I had a quick dinner and slept like a baby.
Getting to the temple at sunrise didn't happen, I made it there for about 8am. After handing in my shoes and ...
... them to it.
Just across the border was the very much smaller, and much better behaved, Pakistani contingent. They just gaped at the Indians having a whale of a time, and I guess were a touch envious.
All this went on for about 2 hours. I reckon all this is as much a tourist attraction as anything else. Then the madcap Indians were gradually made to calm down and sit down, and the serious business began. Firstly, pairs of people from all age groups and all walks of ...
... offending everyone. I agreed under the premise that the normal interpreter would carry on and I'd just do it in BSL on her side as clearly for them it was more of a 'hey look this British chick can sign!' Rather than thinking I was actually good but then I got on stage and the other interpreter abandoned me ... Cheers, love. So I had to interpret this crazy difficult speech with lots if finger spelling (which alphabet do you do?!) lots of names (I have no idea how to spell), lots ...