Last year, Tom was doing a report about India for school. He was trying to think of things to write about, so we told him about Wagah. That’s the border crossing into Pakistan on the Grand Trunk Road near Lahore:
When they close the gates each night, they put on a great show. Then we went on YouTube and found Michael Palin’s video about his trip to Wagah.
Isn’t that cool? Tom thought it was really neat and we all wanted to get there to see it some day. Well, we didn’t get there in time. In the news today, they said that they’re putting an end to it. Here’s the news from one side of the border, and here it is from the other side.