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... time at their office being introduced to everyone and they explained what they did for the company. We felt like royalty!
Later Amit, Ashwani & Amrit took us for lunch before heading to Amit's home to meet his lovely wife, 3 year old daughter and his brother. He showed us around his new apartment and then the view from his bedroom balcony. It looked straight out across the valley with the wonderful Himalayan foothills on the horizon. ...
... out the rose garden and the Himalayas rising up on the horizon. Then we hit Sector 17 for some shopping.
Chandigarh deserves some explanation here.
It is a new city. It was built after the Partition of India in 1947.
The province of Punjab was also split into east Punjab in India and west Punjab in Pakistan. The Indian Punjab required a new capital city to replace Lahore, which became part of Pakistan during the partition. On 1 November 1966, the ...
... she's buying food. “I don't want any ******* sambar!” “This is our stop!” ****.
Trying to stand up and the bus is like a fairground shaking shack, like the one at the end of Grease, only proper dangerous. I was so incredibly angry at all those poor people who were trying to sleep until they go to Delhi. I was dragging my bag out from underneath someone’s bed and shouting at the guy who was shouting at me when it dawned on me that I had ...
... Indian lunch we visit the Punjab University complex and its Modern Art Museum – designed by a cousin of Le Corbusier - that is specially opened for us. We talk a while with two male students of around 30, who are on the way to an exam for entering the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). The elite cadre, top bureaucrats who govern the whole of India hopping from place to place, usually in three year periods. There are some 8,000 to 9,000 students here, six out ...
... approached by an old friendly man named Narinder Singh, give him a chance, he’s quite the guy!
We headed out on the bus to Manali, getting nearer and nearer to Ladakh, our main destination in the Northwest – looking forward to beautiful mountains and cool temperatures.
Pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/1042989283 85861281834/Chandigarh?authkey=Gv1sRgCN brwMWqiumscw
(thanks Emily for her amazing photos)