Hotel Queensland

3 Queens Road, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India | Hotel
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On a train through India (well, Amritsar!)

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96


... to get a headscarf for 10 rupees from nearby. All the girls already had shawls and stuff to cover their heads as it was mandatory to do this. We then followed the masses and entered the Golden Temple complex. We went down some steps and found ourselves on the edge of a huge rectangular pool that had white buildings surrounding it. There were 2 large entrances that faced each other and on the one side was a huge Gurdwara temple. In the middle of the pool was the Golden Temple with ...

Hide and Sikh at the Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by hanush


... the attack was to capture a Sikh radical who was holed up inside with several hundred of his supporters. The expression "a hammer to crack a walnut" comes to mind however, as the army choose to bulldoze all the surrounding buildings and then use tanks and artillary to shell the place. Thousands of pilgrims were killed. This led directly to the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi a few days later by her Sikh bodyguards in Delhi. Surprisingly, the Sikh museum makes no ...

The Golden Temple By Day

A travel blog entry by richmiketrav


... katchori, is given to worshipers and anyone else who wants one. This means that on an average day they feed 50,000 people going up to 100,000 at weekends. To do this they have food preparation going on at an industrial scale, but much if the labour is provided by worshipers who want to donate their efforts or by the poor who wish to offer something in return. We passed rows of people sitting together on the floor preparing ...

Passed the test of fire / Feuerprobe überstanden

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad


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Nach ausgiebigem Schlaf fuhr ich um 9:00 los. Ich kam gut voran und überlegte mir, den Grenzübertritt nach Amritsar am gleichen Tag noch zu machen. In Lahore entschied ich weiter Richtung Grenze zu fahren. Leider liessen die Polizisten mich nicht auf den Highway und ich musste ein Umweg von 30 Fahren. Nun wir es knapp, aber ich versuche den Grenzübertritt doch, da ich kein Pakistanisches Geld mehr habe. Als ich zur Grenze kam ...

Pomp and ceremony

A travel blog entry by twovines


... at the Golden Temple which looks lovely lit up against the pitch black sky and reflected in the surrounding water. The temple is even busier tonight than it was yesterday and we decide not to revisit the inner temple as the queues are massive. After our temple circuit we go to dinner at a local restaurant with Kate and Ben. Here we eat a delicious cheese and spinach curry with rice and a vegetable filled pastry similar to filo but not quite as crunchy. ...


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