Hotel Le Golden
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... the return journey. Once there, you walk through various security check points before arriving at a seating area. I got in without my passport, but it's recommended you take it as they do ask international visitors to produce it here. The ceremony starts with music to which the militia perform marches and parade about. This gets everyone excited and you sense a huge ambience of patriotism from the crowd. The gates to the border are then opened. Suddenly two ...
... religion of his or her choice without coercion, and he warned that his government would not allow any religious group, of majority or minority communities, to incite hatred against other.
"Mine will be a government that gives equal respect to all religions," Modi said.
If true, this was particularly important because Modi is the first Prime Minister from his Hindu Nationalist Party, the RSS, and he has been accused of fomenting anti-Muslim ...
Es wird gerade hell, als ich aufstehe. Ich fahre mit einem 'local auto' zum 'golden temple'.
Bevor ich diesen jedoch betreten darf, muss ich meinen Rucksack abgeben, meinen Kopf mit einem Tuch bedecken, und Hände, sowie Füße waschen. Als ich die Stiegen hinauf gehe, fällt mir der Tempel sofort ins Auge. Er ist kaum zu übersehen. Er besteht aus echtem Gold. Viele verschiedene Gebetsrufe sind zu hören. Der Anblick und die Stimmung lässt sich nicht in Worte ...
... own changing of the guard back home seems rather stiff and formal in comparison.
Graham did catch much of the event on video clips which give a flavour of both the event and the atmosphere - pride, pomp and good natured fun in action which both sides of the border enter into the spirit of with great gusto.. Unfortunately, in spite of numerous attempts in numerous locations, WiFi has failed to generate enough oomph to upload all ...
... be here now, you could not for one moment imagine the massacre that took place here in 1984. Over 2000 people (Sikhs and visitors) were killed by the Indian Army under direct orders from Indira Gandhi (Gandhi's daughter and the them Prime Minister of India) in an attempt to take the temple from the Sikhs.
The Golden Temple was very memorable and definitely worth the visit.
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