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... tacky pictures of Bollywood stars outside and decided it was probably time for my annual haircut before I started getting my Albert Einstein look again. At 120 rupees it was definitely the cheapest hair cut I've had and better than some, although obviously not that great. Two things were possible in Amritsar, alcohol and meat, things I hadn't had in over two weeks. Although these things, as well as smoking, could only be done a respectful distance away from the temple. Cory ...
... another eco-friendly and responsible cafe and lazing my day away. Meeting Jessie to go to puja we managed to spend too much time popping in and out of shops and taking pictures of amusing monuments to get there on time, in fact we walked out onto the steps and into the crowd in time for the last 5 bars of the mantra and for everyone to get up and leave. Strike 2.....though I was made to feel a little better as Marie had already been in Rishikesh for 10 days at that point and had ...
... sights and back to Mrs B's in about five miles which for us is quite manageable. First things first though, we had to track down a shoe mender as one of the soles of my new Meryl walking boots had been ‘sliced’. This meant walking down through Amritsar’s market areas en route, all a bit manic and never boring. We always say you see so much by walking although people think we are very strange, especially Tuk ...
... br> which has faded by the passage of time.
Originally, it was a store house (pool) for the water, but later on the name
Sarovar was given to it. The water to the pool was supplied from the nearby
canal. There is a open space for the gents to take a dip and a covered one for
the ladies, whereas there is a separate slope for the animals.
The stay house of Maharaja Ranjit Singh known as baradari (the house with ...
... old spiritual music performed live from the temple and broadcast through speakers. The words translated on big screens for all to see. This only ended when the ceremony to put the book to bed began, when it was replace by chanting and singing that was again, quite overwhelming.
Finally, we returned to the hostel for a good nights sleep but it was just incredible to have achieved so much within 5 hours of arrival.
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