Amritsar -- Heart of Punjab March 31st 2011 Amritsar
We traveled on the Shatabdi Express(3) to Amritsar in the Punjab state. Two reasons for visiting Amritsar are the incredible Golden Temple(1) -- the spiritual center of the Sikh religion -- and the daily Wagah border ceremony (2). OK, a 3rd reason to possibly visit Amritsar is for the sweet shops. OK, another reason is if you are a Sikh.
Amritsar meaning “The Pool Of The Nectar Of Imm ... read more
Asia » India » Punjab » Amritsar The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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I am way behind in blogging my trips. Missing from here are Egypt, Jordan, Israel, the Mekong River, Sri Lanka(1st), Oman, Dubai(1st), Qatar, Greece, Madrid, Barcelona, Vancouver Island, Hong Kong, Cuba, Thailand(2nd), Sri Lanka(2nd), Turkey, Panama, etc.... full info