Hotel Swarn House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... but not too crowded. It was strangely peaceful, perhaps because of the singing of the holy verses which gave the whole place an exotic (to this Englishman’s ears) atmosphere.
A number of men and boys were bathing in the open areas lake whilst women had to bathe in covered areas. Giant carp bobbed about the edge looking for snacks and two or three men up to their waists ...
... after my dry few weeks. After sampling seemingly the entire beer menu, we left, doubt I would have left of my own accord so either got ejected for being too lively or they had to close, either way I was completely smashed and just about remember hailing down a car. I managed to convince the woman and her son, who was driving, to give us a lift back towards the golden temple. After disembarking and getting lost in some sort of construction site, we made it back. Many ...
After spending a good few hours in the complex, we made our way to the Hindu equivalent - Shri Durgiana Temple. This temple complex was actually laid out in much the same way as the Golden Temple but without the hustle and bustle of devotees and music, meaning that we could sit by the water for some time and really absorb the feel of the place.
Next we grabbed some lunch and then hopped on an auto rickshaw to take us to the Wagah border crossing ...
... expression, and an over exuberance in dancing to and singing songs that they learn't at yoga last week.
To balance out all this purity and goodness Marie and I met up with the Twins and their lot in a cafe, meeting Dan, Mo and Mark. Probably poor timing as Marie and I had continued to work our way through the cookies only minutes before. A suitable funny night and a very slow walk back up the hill followed, along with me cracking on my non-smoking and taking up a packet of ...
... passports checked, we were allowed to skip to the front. Now that felt a little weird, not just the skipping without my handbag, maybe as traditional Brits we simply don't like queue jumping. But let's be honest, if that happened in our own country and foreigners were given priority, we'd soon have something to say about that. And this special treatment continued in the stadium where we were shown to a VIP area for foreign visitors with ...