Thank you for your detailed review — I really like your comments, so indepth…and from the heart always…. This is very generous, as there may be several hundred people to feed. Recently I visited Wagah near Amritsar. September 22, at 8: The Flag lowering Parade is held everyday in the evening before sunset and is attended by score of people evryday.. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Vandana ji, excellent write-up.
Thank you, Mukesh for liking the post, as well as the pictures. However, we heard a lot from our grandmother about them. After 20 minutes, it was raining heavily and we decided to leave the place; the show was still going on with the same unhealthy spirit. Does it come from a shared religion or a shared language or from the shared cultural experiences, stories, songs and collective memories of a people? By the time the road was free from traffic and we reached Hotel by 9 at night. Review of Wagah Border.
December 04, This is the border between India and Pakistan.
Taxes, fees not included for deals content. My son likes the place most because of the coloured fishes. But the bigger shock for me was the manner in which the retreat ceremony itself has changed over the years into a virtual war dance of confrontation. September 20, at 5: Your email address will not be esssy. Though, it was a different story that he hardly ate anything during the entire trip of three days, but we had to admire the level of his energy.
We went to the Shrine again, sat there for quite some time and proceed to Langar by 12 noon. Patriotism was apparent there.
Sajjao on Absolute vintage beauty from f…. I also ran to the gate carrying the Indian flag. We parked our car in the parking lot of the Golden Temple Shrine and went straight to Jalianwala Bagh.
It lies on the rail route connecting Lahore, Pakistan with Delhi. September 26, at 6: See all reviews.
My visit to the India-Pakistan border – Tirunelveli – The Hindu
Reviewed April 13, I do not remember how long this state of affairs lasted because on all subsequent visits I saw the two sides lowering their flags in the same manner with equal fan fare. Proud peacocks ruffling feathers could not compete with what is going on at ground level in a display of exaggerated marching, high legs kicksstares and other highly coordinated manoeuvres.
We are proud to be an Indian.
They esway to bring their own unique style to the ceremony and the whole thing is now nothing short of a spectator sport. Flights Holiday Rentals Restaurants Things to do. We went near to the fence and saw the border.
It is really good to know that you are planning to go there — I am sure you will enjoy the place and come back with pleasant memories and if you are a food lover, Amrisar will never disappoint you. Very telling and very powerful. Tx…he is a cute boy…now going to be five next month…he still loves fish his favourite dish, being a Bong. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I also visited so many time there and one time at Wagha Boarder.
A visit to Jallianwala Bagh, Golden Temple & Wagha Border
Vjsit can go to any length to witness such celebrations. I must confess however that the Pakistanis are still outdoing our men in their impressive moustache! Last year inwe were in Jaipur on Janmastami and I just thought why not to use those three days and go somewhere. Review tags are currently only available for English language reviews.
India Pakistan Border Closing Ceremony | Wagah, India
On subsequent visits in the seventies I saw Wagah become a more relaxed place and in the evenings the people of both Lahore and Amritsar would throng to it to watch the flag ceremony and to gape at and occasionally wave to each borcer.
Waise bhi India does Bollywood type dhamaka everywhere and it tends to go really wild. Happy Independence Day, Jai Hind.