We all met downstairs at 10:30 and set off to find the tourist office and then the Railways Superintendent’s office. Most of the day was gone by the time we had obtained our tourist certificates1, reduction certificates, and tickets on the train to Lahore for the following day. 

We ended up wandering around in the crowded streets of Lee Market with spice vendors rubbed shoulders with ironmongers competing for sales with grocers, herbalist tea sellers and a myriad of other merchants, beggars and wallahs.

Eventually, we found our way out to the main street and caught a taxi back to the Empress Market where Linda got a tailor to take up the legs of her outfit.

1Foreigners could get special rates for train and bus fares by applying for these certificates.

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