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South India 08

August 6th 2008
Last India trip for a long time, but at least, will see something of the south, then Calcutta and Pushkar.... Spent these few days mainly in Fort Cochin - a small area ( no sign of the fort, which was destroyed long ago) with a port and tiny European buildings. Vasco da Gama was the first European here, then the Dutch. Its a very friendly, laid-back place, with only a little half-hearted hassle ou ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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