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Re: Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar (Where Gumbo Was, #217)

GarryRF ·
On the 2 nights prior to the massacre, Indian Government buildings had been set on fire. Telegraph poles destroyed and railways attacked. Europeans - including a female English school teacher - had been attacked by mobs on the streets. Stripped naked, beaten and left for dead at the roadside. There were no British soldiers in the town. They were all in the mountains to escape the heat. The Ghurkhas' - Nepalese Soldiers - were trying to enforce the curfew that had been imposed following the...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 28, 2015: The Golden Temple In Amritsar, Punjab, India

DrFumblefinger ·
Again some amazing photos, Gilles! The people interest me as much or perhaps even more than the beautiful temple. Studies of the human face are often difficult to capture in a digital image. but these are great. Thanks for sharing.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 28, 2015: The Golden Temple In Amritsar, Punjab, India

Grand Escapades ·
  The Golden Temple, or Harmandir Sahib, is the holiest Sikh Temple and is breathtakingly beautiful. But what makes the visit so very unforgettable and enjoyable is the relaxed atmosphere. Many of the pilgrims come from villages or cities where...
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Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar (Where Gumbo Was, #217)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Jallianwala Bagh, a garden in the Punjab city of Amritsar. Over 1000 unarmed people were killed by British soldiers at this site on a sad day in 1919, and many memorials are found in Jallianwala Bagh.
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March 2, 2016. Making bread, Amritsar

DrFumblefinger ·
In India, every Sikh temple provides two free meals a day to anyone needing or wanting them. These two women prepare bread for the meals.
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Golden Temple, Amritsar

DrFumblefinger ·
Golden Temple, Amritsar
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Unusual Loads, Amritsar, India

DrFumblefinger ·
You'll never know what you'll see being hauled around in India, or how it will be transported.
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