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... to go to Amritsar and see the golden temple then return to catch my flight from the amusingly titled Jolly Grant airport. Apparently the only time I had been organised and booked my flight in advance had gone and bitten me like the neighbours dog. As I had booked it about 2 mins before Marie thought I could fly from Amritsar and save myself 12 hours on a train. Nevertheless I liked the idea of seeing the Golden temple and meet the Sikhs and could see myself punching an unsuspecting ...
... A tad oily for our liking but I can see why they are so popular. Gulab Jamun was also sampled here, a doughier version of the Jalebi shaped in a little ball.
Paneer Bhurji was our next dish. A cottage cheese based dish with Indian spices, served with a slice of white bread. Here we were taught the Indian art of making a little spoon our of your bread to dish the food into your mouth (Indians don't use any cutlery to eat... Maybe a spoon on the odd ...
... br> We knew we didn't book the greatest seats/ beds in the train and that was truth. We installed us in what we named "celblock 13" hahahha. It was really a shabby coupe. Three beds high, people everywhere and a smell so bad. It is said that it can happen that people take your bed and that really happened in other parts of the train. After a long discission a family of ten left the two beds they kept for them. And in the middle of the night we also heard some ...
... of India and it's independence movement here.Change of pace in the afternoon as we caught a share cab 40km to the border with Pakistan for what has now become a massive source of national pride for both countries - the closing of the border ceremony. This parade has become symbolic of the antagonism between the two countries, but to be honest was in very good ...
... in the dormitory free of charge. Myself and the handful of other westerners had our own dorm, complete with a smiling Sikh guard at the door, decked out in a navy frock and turban, and carrying a spear (no jokes, a proper, full-noise medieval spear). We felt a little spoilt with our beds as there were hundreds of pilgrims sleeping on the floor. The guard explained that it was for our safety, keeping us (and our expensive western posessions) all in one room, but despite the ...