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Another view standing on the River Yamuna bed  
   

Another view standing on the River Yamuna bed

Lost for words before the Taj Mahal

April 23rd 2006
And I'm off!... Almost a full month to travel around the north-west of India, in a hectic attempt to take in as many fascinating cities and landscapes as possible! As I mentioned in my last entry, the first leg of my journey was an overnight train to Agra. Unfortunately, this was heavily over-booked, so finding a berth to get some sleep was fairly tricky. After hours of shifting here and there, a ... 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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