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Amritsar – Diwali at the Golden Temple: “Are you happy?”

Posted by on 8 Nov, 2008 in India, People, Purl Interrupted, Sights, Temples, Travel | 0 comments

Amritsar – Diwali at the Golden Temple: “Are you happy?”

I was accosted by a whole crowd of Sikhs outside the temple who stood around giggling as a small boy, with arms much stronger than his skinny frame let on, tied my head scarf on so tight I worried I may have to surgically remove it after.

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Amritsar: “You my brother. You my sister.”

Posted by on 6 Nov, 2008 in India, People, Purl Interrupted, Taxis and rickshaws, Travel | 0 comments

Gap-toothed rickshaw driver to the rescue! He lead us out into the street next to his chugging steed “No worry.” He told us through his festive grin. He motioned to the boys “You my brother. You my brother. You my brother.” Then with a pat on my shoulder “You my sister. Come. I find you room.”

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