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... circling the Sacred Pool and the Golden Temple. I saw the markers of Sikh holiness, entered some of the side temples dedicated to individual gurus, watched the food and water and offering distributions, and visited the sacred tree that helped the Sikhs choose this spot for the Sacred Pool. I also passed next to but did not immerse in the baptism area, which is discreetly screened from full public view.
At every turn there are matts laid out to keep ...
... is a only one “grape/cluster of humans”, so many is it. The women are however also here from the men separately, at least at the beginning. Afterwards the real “performance” begins. It is exciting much and all spectators is jubilant thereby loud up although one can feel the strained tendency. When the gate, which separates Pakistan from India, is opened, the BSF soldier of the two countries steps opposite. Since both are not necessarily the best ...
... I stayed the full week here.
Finding nowhere to have a beer on account of this being yet another holy city I made my way back up the hill for the next 40 mins, arranged to meet Jessie in town the next day and had an early night, determined that I would get my hill climbing time down.
The morning brought an early wake up as the still enthused Marie got up at 7 for yoga class, I elected to stay in bed until she returned and then shuffle off to breakfast. A wise choice it ...
... Gen Michael O"Dyer on April13, 1919 while participating in a peaceful
public meeting. This was one of the major incidents of India's freedom
struggle.The story of this appaling massacre is told in the Martyr's Gallery at
the site. A section of wall with bullet marks still visible is preserved along
with the memorial well, in which some people jumped to escape.
Ram Bagh a beautiful garden Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) ...
... had gathered behind me and watched to see if the strange white haired westerners head was going to explode or if I just choked to death. Let's not fool anyone here, it was hot, really bloody hot, first to go were the taste buds then in no distinct order throat stomach and breathing closely followed by the feeling of having my optic nerves dissolved. HOWEVER!! Did I flinch? No, Did I cry? No, did create atomic fusion in my intestines? yes! If I live I'll write ...