Eat Pray Love In Amritsar

U/A 7+ • Travel

You know Punjab actually means the land of 5 rivers. But I think for me the 5 things that make Punjab are Farms, Festivals, Flavours, Friendship most importantly Food. They say that you need to TASTE A CULTURE to really understand it. And when it comes to culture and food, whats better than Punjab. Or may be thats the Punjabi in me talking : I have been to Amritsar before but this time around the idea was to blend in and get a real sense of life in this city. And thats why I reached out to a True Blue Amritsari GAYATRI PESHAWARIA. Gayatri is a chef and a food educator who has come up with a unique initiative to not just educate kids on healthy food but also teach them how to cook. And thanks to her, I was hosted by this lovely Mother Son duo at their farmstay. The Sarkaria family has this amazing home right in the middle of their 3 acres farms. And like true Punjabis they welcomed me not just with open arms but with open hearts. SO much so that they left all their work for a couple of days and showed me a different Amritsar which is away from the typical sightseeing points and all your Kesars and Brothers Dhabas of the world. I always used to crib that why dont I have relatives who live in a farm somewhere in Punjab. And you know what, now I can say I have one. And thats the beauty of Travel It makes you richer in so many ways.

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