Hotel la Cascade
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... still wanted their photos taken with you, with your camera & then wanted to see the photo. It happened a few times in the mountains but in Amritsar it was all the time. Don't ask us what happens to the photos. Since coming down from the mountains the weather has warmed up considerably, about 35 every day. We leave by train tomorrow to go back to Delhi where our car & driver picks us up for the start of our Rajasthan trip, looking forward to that ...
... the Sikh faith which for us would be, rather conveniently, both the main attraction of our stay in Amritsar and our hotel. Somehow, inside the Niwas set up for foreigners, we found a three-bed room just off the main hall where most of the foreigners were staying. I found out later that night that this was in fact the locker room and got woken up several times that night by people getting their valuables out just above my head. The room was free though so I really wasn't ...
... continued with the arrival of Jessie's Spanish friend Daniel, the other guy from the Taj Mahal who's shoe coverings I was mocking. For the next few hours we chatted and they attempted and failed to conquer the worlds largest and hottest sizzler. By 11 it was time for me to make my way back up to my hostel. Not before a set of delightful coincidences and the kindness of strangers stepping in again to save the day. Having said an overly long good bye to Jessie as she was going home in a ...
One main event during our stay in Amritsar was a trip to the India/Pakistan borderline to watch the Wagah ceremony. The Wagah 'lowering of the flags' / border closing ceremony, or we might refer to it as The Beating Retreat ceremony, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have followed since 1959, and which formally closes the border each evening. The Indian Border Security Force is the largest in the ...
... unrest at the British Raj occupation of India and therefore the Raj had banned any public meetings/gatherings. Although this particular gathering was a celebration of one of Punjab's largest festivals, the commanding British officer, General Dwyer, ordered 50 soldiers to open fire on the crowd of 15-20,000, with 379 people killed, and over 1000 casualties. The firing did not stop until the ammunition was nearly exhausted.