Pictures from the Wagah Border between India and Pakistan
The Funny Walk

Pictures from the Wagah Border between India and Pakistan

A visit to Amritsar is not complete without a visit to the Wagah Border. The Flag Ceremony in the evening draws 1000nds of spectators every evening. Amritsar in the end of July is very hot and humid. Our host at the Eco Hostel in Amritsar organized two Tuk Tuk's and off we went to the border. About 40 km to go - that equals to over 1.5 hours in the Tuk Tuk on bad roads. We where lucky as there was a big strike…

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People Watching at the Golden Temple in Amritsar

Loads of Indian tourists from all over as well as a hand full of international tourists make it every day to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. While waiting for night fall it is great to just sit down somewhere and do some people watching. Here are a few pictures for you: Guards talking to a cleaner. People watching - one of my favourite things while sitting somewhere. And here with an average of 100.000 a day it gets never boring! These guys carry big…

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Evening at the Golden Temple in Amritsar

At this time of the year the sun is strong and it is way to hot for me to really enjoy the action at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Also everything does look much better when it is dark and the light illuminate the Harmandir Sahib Temple and the complex surrounding the pond. The sun is about to set over the Harmandir Sahib and the surrounding complex. There are two huge screens inside the square. They do translate all the religious songs that play…

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