I set on a pilgrimage cum sight seeing tour of some of the North Indian temples and covered Amritsar the Golden temple, Mathura and Brindavan, the birth place of Lord Krishna and where he spent his childhood; Sarnath, the place where Gautham Buddha gave his first sermon , Varanasi, one of the char dhaams where every Hindu devotee likes to visit at least once in his/her life time, Then to Allahabad, we followed the Ganges and Yamuna and met them at the confluence of Triveni Sangam where river Saraswati flows as Gupt Saraswati. Shall be giving details when I post about these places separately. I Could visit colurful Rajasthan -Jaipur and Jodhpur. The Pink city- Jaipur and Jodhpur transported us to the era of great Rajput rulers . The visit to various forts was a great revelation of the life and culture in the days of yore. The workmanship in stone was awe inspiring and the love for precious artifacts still displayed in the great palaces threw some light on the kind of life lead by the then rulers. Among all this we also visited Jalian Walah bagh and could participate in Wagah - Attari border closing ceremony- the highly charged atmosphere made me realise how much I worship my motherland, really a great experience.
I shall be posting about the temples, I visited in various cities and here are a few glimpses of what is in store. It was a well spent vacation and every minute spent was really worth, something to savour for the rest of my life.
There still more to see and that is proposed for yet another trip.
I feel so refreshed and rejuvenated.