Travel Blogs from Amritsar
... Leuten und
Gepflogenheiten in Kontakt, haben wir nochmal so Einiges angestellt
und erlebt. Und zu 2. hats mindestens doppelt so viel Spaß gemacht,
als allein! Oder siehst du das anders Stephan?! ;)--> Alles in Allem: Ich komm wieder.
Und ich glaub ich schieb den nächsten Indienbesuch noch vor den nächsten
Afrikabesuch. Ist ja ein großes Land und ich hab noch nicht mal die
Hälfte gesehen....und von so einer Hassliebe kommt man eben einfach
nicht so schnell los! ...
... thought he was making a reasonable point to the pair of aforementioned sleep deprived, damp, somewhat hungry and significantly cranky irish tourists in their reception area!
We decided to get a tour from the hotel (why we decided this, despite the issues described above, was purely down to convenience - plus we're apparently rich white-ies with money to burn) that would take in a trip to a local hindu temple which is meant to have magical powers in relation to increasing ...
... around with huge buckets/trays of food and water, which they dished out onto the big silver plate you were given on your way in. Sometimes there was even rice pudding. It really was a very special place!
Amritsar is very near the India/Pakistan boarder and each evening there is a boarder closing ...
... in …. I cave – Rishi and I retreat to the back boot area while they sit comfortable in front looking what seems slightly smug. Another uncomfortable ride in India!
The wagha border
This is the infamous border between India and Pakistan. Soldiers from the India and Pakistan side conduct an ego boosting synchronised, peacock style, Mick Jagger strutting sizing up parade. It really is an experience with popcorn, crisps and a cheer leader (not the ...
We made a quick side trip to Amritsar which was amazing. The Golden Temple is a definite must see. This Sikh temple is immaculate and very peaceful. It was a wonderful feeling to walk about the temple and be in awe of it.
We also made a trip to something I have always wanted to see: Jaliawalabagh. This place was where a ...