There are days when I open the newspaper or tv and see horryfying news of something bad happening to somebody! It is instances like these that we are sometimes forced to lose our hope in humanity but then just yesterday, while coming home, I witnessed this sweet scene. A common man, doing what was required of him at that time.
Just one random act of kindness at a time and the world will become a better place! Don’t loose the hope. Not just yet. There are good people in the world too! 🙂
I make it a point to click pictures of things and people that made a mark on my life. Even if it was for 2 seconds, they made a difference.
I met this kind lady while I was roaming in the Back streets of Shankar Market which is near Cannaught Place. I initiated the conversation asking her how she was and since when was this place her home. While I was talking to her and she was telling me stories about her family; she offered me Chai. She was even sweet enough to let me click pictures of her and her family and her dog. She told me that the dog has now become a part of the family as he always kept coming back to her because of the one time she gave him food.
She was kind out of just goodness of her heart.
It’s funny, isn’t it? How the less fortunate people have the most to give?
The Golden Temple, also knows as Darbar Sahib, is a Gurudwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It is the holiest Gurudwara and the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism.
Golden Temple isn’t just a place of worship, but a place of inclusiveness. Yes, it doesn’t check your badge of religion while letting you enter, it just humbly asks you to dip your feet in the water and cover your head as signs of purity and respect. It’s a monumental place with it’s own history of war and peace. The hospitality of the people there is unmatchable. They serve food(लंगर) to over 1,00,000 people a day regardless of their caste, race and religion.
I visited this place in the month of June. It was rainy season then but our spirit to visit the Gurudwara stood firm and wasn’t delayed by the weather. I am glad we didn’t cancel! It was indeed an evening to cherish for life!
As soon as I entered the Temple, all of my worries evaporated in the midst of such rich yet calm environment. The clouds encircled in our atmosphere, the water cooled all the tension, and everyone walking from different parts of the world matched my energy according.
In that moment I knew that I was content and blessed. I felt a sudden internal feeling of being grateful for whatever life has offered me till now! 🙂
This post is in continuation to my previous post on my visit to UAE and the places I enjoyed seeing! 😍 In this post i’d like to take you on the journey of the tallest building in the world.
Place II : Without a doubt Burj Khalifa is an extremely impressive building. It is the tallest building in the world after all!
After security check, on the way I saw a glimpse of the building’s history, facts and figures and a mandatory shot with an edited Burj Khalifa on the background. Then we take a swanky elevator ride up which is one of the amazing experiences I had on that day. As the elevator goes up to an inconceivable height and the pressure on our ears was barely felt! The moment the doors of the elevator opened at 124th floor, I was stunned! The views are amazing.
You’ll find those nice electronic binoculars so you can zoom in for a better view. You seem to lose track of the time once you reach here.
The best time it would appear to go is between 5 and 8pm where it tends to be a little clearer and the dancing fountains at Dubai Mall are in action. Me and my family took the time slot of 5:30pm which gave us a chance to see the panoramic view in both sunlight and city lights.
They chose long conversations over long texts. It made all the difference. 🤝
One of the things I love most about travel is how it gives us opportunities to experience other cultures, lifestyles and perspectives. Without a doubt, travel is more valueable than any education found in books or in school!
In my previous Summer Vaccation, I vistited UAE with my family. Through these posts I’ll give you a virtual tour of the places through my lens and the beautiful things I observed!
Place I : The most peaceful and incredibly beautiful place in Abu Dhabi is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. I loved the fact that the Mosque is open to anyone who’d like to visit. Even if you’re not a Muslim you are welcome to enter, look around, take pictures and simply enjoy this splendid building.
Take a closer look at Sheikh Zayed Mosque’s intricate design and you’ll discover different cultures come together. Unearthed influences from various Islamic countries and see splashes of inspiration from the British, Italian and Emirati architects. If you are visiting Abu Dhabi, you absolutely must visit.
However be sure to follow a gew common sense rules; both men and women should dress conservatively and additionally women must have their heads covered. Also, while the mosque is open to all, it is closed to non- muslims during player hours. So be sure to check before visiting to have a splendid visit! 🙂
Just living is not enough, one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.