Things to do in Amritsar, Punjab, India | Amritsar Travel Guide

Amritsar in Punjab is world famous for being the home to Harmandir Sahib – Golden Temple, the spiritual & cultural centre of Sikhism. Devotees and visitors of all faiths from around the world visit Amritsar and it is one of the most important cities in the state of Punjab. I have visited the city twice […]

Hussainiwala in Ferozepur, Punjab | Punjab Travel Diaries

Hussainiwala is a small border village in Ferozepur, Punjab and the most I knew about it was due to its closeness to the more famous Attari border in Punjab. While on a field visit sometime ago, it was happy fate that brought me to Hussainiwala and I had one of the most poignant & enriching […]

Heritage Street at Amritsar, Golden Temple, Punjab

The Heritage Street in the holy city of Amritsar, Punjab is a beautiful example of thoughtful urban redevelopment in making public spaces accessible & more enjoyable. Thousands of visitors come here everyday and on my recent visit to Amritsar, I could experience the difference in walking around in this old part of the city connecting […]

Travel on the rural roads of Punjab, India

The months of April & May has been travel heavy and it was all on work. I went on two quickie tours of Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh, but since I hardly went on site & mostly in meetings, so there is nothing much I have to share in terms of either experience of these two […]

Winter Road trip to Punjab (India ~ Driving through Sangrur and Mansa regions in Punjab

I have always been fascinated by portrayal  of rustic Punjab in our Hindi Movies and wanted to experience the whole gamut of seemingly fascinating depictions of farmers happily working in the fields, driving tractors, golden fields, rich food and the Punjab ’pind’  (loosely translated village community) thing. And though I have travelled extensively through North […]

Golden Temple at Amritsar, Punjab (India) ~ Experiencing Serenity, Peace & Joy

Golden Temple (also known as Harminder Sahib) at Amritsar, Punjab (India) is one of the most prominent temples of Sikhism in the world. The faithful (both sikhs and non-sikhs) visit this temple from world over and we also made a trip to this beautiful & serene temple on our trip to Amritsar. It was one […]

Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab (India) ~ A memorial to Indian Independence struggle

Jallianwala Bagh is a famous memorial &  public garden inside the walled city of Amritsar in Punjab (India). This place marks a bloody day in the history of Indian Independence struggle, when on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year (Baisakhi) on April 13, 1919 , peaceful group of protesters were fired at in this very garden, […]

Wagah Border ~ celebrating Indianess Everyday

Wagah Border, in Punjab, India, is the only border road  crossing between the countries of India and Pakistan. Lying on the historic Grand Trunk Road, near the holy city of sikhism, Amritsar, it is a fully operative border through which people and cargo move between the two countries. Every evening, before sunset, the armed forces of the […]

Amritsar: a foodelicious trip !!

Amritsar is the spiritual and cultural center of sikhism in the world. It also has been focal point of indian freedom struggle.People from all over india and the world travel here to visit Golden Temple and enjoy the cultural & historical potpourri the city has to offer. however, this was not the reason the husband […]

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