Trip Date- 10th Nov-11th Nov
It all started at 6 AM on Saturday. We all saw familiar faces as soon as we reached the platform. Bidding our parents goodbye we were all set for a thrilling experience; a train journey with our school friends. Our journey in the train was full of fun. We shared food and played all the games we knew.
Stepping out of the train on the land of courage and devotion, we headed for a sumptuous lunch. Back into our bus, we were set for Wagah Border. That parade, that patriotism which pulls people from all around the nation made us spellbound. When we were still busy getting ourselves clicked by our mentor teachers, we heard the crowd cheering suddenly. The team of eleven people including 9 men and 2 women came marching proudly together as a single body. We then headed to Durgiana Temple.
All tired and sleepy, we reached our hotel and finally checked into our rooms with our friends. Filling our stomachs at the dinner table we slept soundly.
All our rooms rung up in the morning with the wake-up call after which we all took a bath. Packing all our stuff, we had Breakfast, checked out and headed to Jallianwala Bagh. The whole arcade which leads to Jallianwala Bagh and Golden Temple with statues and shops and hawkers gives you the real sense of standing in Punjab.
We reached Jallianwala Bagh and had goosebumps on reading about the people who were an active part of the freedom struggle, looking at those bullet marks and gazing down under that well in which the common people had jumped into. There were around 600 rounds of bullets which were fired.
On reaching the golden temple, we were all captivated with that building purely made of gold and it stood shining under the bright sun. All of us had our heads covered with scarves and walked into the temple. It is extremely beautiful from inside and that is why people from all around the world come to this place, which stands out as the cleanest pilgrimage place of the world.
At noon, we headed to the nearby Dominos. After waiting for a while we had the best lunch. It was ‘PIZZA’ after all. We then went to the station and boarded our train and happily came back.
We were always mentored by our teachers and learnt a lot from this adventurous trip. We have amazing memories now to share. We all returned with a golden heart!!