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Photo of the Day – Northern India Hayride – Amritsar, IndiaSometimes the most fascinating sites you will see on a trip abroad are those that are completely unplanned. A simple walk down the street might yield a full set of unimaginable cultural experiences.
That’s what happened to Will and I in Amritsar as we made our way down the street towards AbsoluteVisit #44 – The Golden Temple. Watching the locals go about their everyday business was an amazing tourist experience on its own, including this funny tractor that drove past us towing a large wagon full of what appeared to be the remains of a torn down dwelling, complete with a group of people sitting on top.
Photo of the Day – Yellow Robed Guard at the Golden Temple – Amritsar, IndiaThe Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, is a fantastic destination for many reasons and one of them being for the people that surround the temple. Brad and I not only met some very nice people around the temple, but also saw some very interesting and authentic characters here. In this picture, we captured one of the many guards around the temple grounds.
There are some fantastic colors in this picture which are enhanced by the white framing of the columns. Also, who carries a spear!? I mean don’t get me wrong, it’s pretty awesome that this guy has a full-on metal tipped spear with him, but really? Yes, really. The world never ceases to amaze.
For the other reasons to visit the Golden Temple, read more about it here.