Hotel Royal Castle

309, Albert Road, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $31.00
 

Travel Blogs from Amritsar

On a train through India (well, Amritsar!)

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96

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... knife stuck in them. Once we had gone round all the way, and avoided getting our feet burnt on the hot floor, we joined the huge queue to go inside the Harbindir Sahib (Golden Temple). It took about 20 minutes to finally get inside and it was a little daunting in the queue as so many people stopped and starred at us, more so the girls. The temple itself is quite small and there was a service going on (throughout the day) so we had to walk through and have a quick look. There ...

Hide and Sikh at the Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by hanush

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... kicks at each other. The whole thing was completely comical, but the atmosphere was good fun. On the way back to Amritsar, the sun was setting over the vast Punjabi wheat fields, and a warm breeze was blowing, rippling the wheat stalks like water. It was so beautiful, one of those moments where something quite ordinary just takes your breath away.

I packed my things, bid farewell to my bedroom guard and headed to the railway to catch my ride to Delhi. Aside from ...

The Golden Temple By Day

A travel blog entry by richmiketrav

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... crowd in the restricted walled garden was fired upon until the ammunition was exhausted and between 370 and 1000 were killed and many wounded. This shook what confidence the Indians had in British rule and was a catalyst for the resistance effort culminating in independence in 1947. In 1940 at Caxton Hall, London, Udham Singh, who was wounded as a youth at the massacre, shot dead Michael O'Dwyer who was Lieutenant-Governor in 1919 and ...

Passed the test of fire / Feuerprobe überstanden

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... der ein Russe und ein Belgier. Es sind diese 2, die in Belutschistan immer 2 Tage vor mir waren und nun habe ich sie eingeholt. Der Indische Zoll nahm sich etwas mehr Zeit, es ging aber den noch relativ schnell. Nach dem Zoll wartete ich bis die 2 Motorradfahrer vorbeifuhren und gemeinsam fuhren wir in einem Africa Twin Konvoy nach Amritsar.

Viele Fragen mich: „war es wirklich gefährlich in Pakistan". Nun, ich weiss es nicht, ...

A scam and golden offerings

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... ticket office to get a refund and they will issue a new ticket for the revised train. Where is this ticket office we ask? Connaught Place. No, I gasp (Connaught Place is at least 20 minutes drive away from here). It's a scam declares Ian, swiping the ticket back out of his hand! We proceed through security as scammer declares we are foolish and anyone will tell us but slinks off into the crowd with lightening speed. Security completed we make our way to platform one where our ...

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