Travel Blogs from Bathinda
... after the event. So I got a few hours of sleep, Ankush stopped by to bring me stuff and we got the rest of my stuff at his place loaded into the car and I tried to say goodbye to as many people as I could find that were around the house. The trip to Amritsar was going to be the longest yet and it was almost noon, so I couldn't dawdle. This wifi here in Amritsar is also free and terrible, I can't even publish the text of a story without 10 minutes of waiting, so ...
... they have, not briskly getting out of my way and holding open doors. For once, it's nice to have random strangers NOT care about everything I do and try to separate me from my billfold. Ankush's family has been very hospitable and kind. I've been introduced to a lot of relatives and friends, but I only remember a few names, mostly the 'titles' like "uncle's sister" and " friend's father". Last night was just another one of many festivals that have been happening ...
... from other people who travelled here. During the train journey, we were served hot purantay and yogurt. Amartaaj, Bhabi, and Ishar gave me the advice to not have any cold food or tap water while in India because it can make you sick. So I only ate the purantay, and drank the water from our water bottle. As we got closer to Punjab, there wasn’t trash everywhere and I could see the beautiful green fields. Once we arrived in Phagwara, I could feel the effects of the pollution ...
... opened by a family member a long time ago. It was wonderful to see all the children and we got pulled up to dance on stage! It was a fun experience and were very proud to be part of a family that started this school.
Our tour of Punjab was complete! We loved meeting all of our family and feel that we made close ties. We can't wait to go back!
... our space with the locals. Sometimes nothing is said, they just want to be there and look. Other times we have a joke and chat with them or buy their goods. Lynn wasn't too flash, so she lay down on the bed in Lou's camper all the way to Amritsar where we checked into the Punna International Hotel, which was only just adequate. We all stretched out on the beds to wind down from the whirlwind of Pakistan. It was very hot outside, so we stayed inside to regain some strength. ...
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