Hotel Ishan Villa
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... what unfolded in front of our eyes left us somewhat speechless! The gates were now open.The border wide open for anyone to pass through (we'll ignore the hundreds of guys with machine guns on their back). So now it all starts by what looks like selected members of the pubic, 2 at a time running at the gates flag bearing a huge Indian flag and then running back to the guards station. About 6 couples did this, but like all of the ceremony, we dont know why ...
... behind the scenes tour and it was amazing to see all hundreds of volunteers all working to provide free food to the visitors. In one outdoor area, spread out on blankets there were no less than 200 people all working just to peel garlic to be used in the lentil dish that would be the main course for the meal. Around the corner from the garlic station there were at least 50 women all hand rolling chapatti dough to be cooked on the huge grill before being taken away. ...
... on a documentary but that I'd also said no to many touts offering trips to see it today. You just kind of zone out from whatever is being sold and have an automatic no response. So after paying 120Rs to a man sat in back alley, behind a desk on wheels with an unplugged 90s grey computer and printer on it and a reassuring hand painted sign on the front professing he was a reputable tour operator we were set. Knowing I would need my passport I headed back to the dorms, rearranged ...
... Mul Chand Chauna who along
with the Brahmin priests insisted on a traditional Hindu marriage while Guru
Nanak wanted a simple marriage. Guru Nanak was sitting beside a crooked mud
wall (kandh) discussing the marriage plans with the Brahmin clergy. It was
planned to push the wall on top of the Guru but Guru Nanak was warned of the
plan by an old woman. Guru Nanak just smiled and ...
... the crowd at the beginning to patriotic songs, chants about how great India was,
with men and women in bright colours, all mixed in a great family atmosphere. Contrast that to the Pakistan side which we could clearly see. Being a devout Muslim country, men and women sat on opposite stadia, no sign of dancing or anywhere near as much fun and frivolity, with India ...