Category Archive: Amritsar

Jan 28

Amritsar photos and video

[AFG_gallery id=’1′] Amritsar’s Golden Temple is the holiest shrine for Sikhs everywhere. Plated in real gold, the Golden Temple shines brilliantly from sunrise to sunset and all through the night. It’s a calm and peaceful place in the middle of one of the most chaotic cities on earth. Everyone gets to stay and eat for free, and foreigner …

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Jan 28

Panthankot photos and videos

[AFG_gallery id=’2′] Panthankot is a military town close to the border between India and Pakistan. We only passed through here to get from Dharamshala to Amritsar. Being stuck at the train station for hours gave us the opportunity to take some photos of the sun setting over the platform. Here is the video of the 12 hour …

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Dec 16

Amritsar to Agra – Delhi is Now Our Hood

By Frank Today is another travel day, as we leave the northwest frontier and ride two trains to the heartland of India, capital of the old Mughal empire, Agra. Most famous for the incomparable Taj Mahal, Agra is home to no less than three World UNESCO Heritage sites, the Taj, Agra Fort, and the deserted …

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