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Ganges sunrise

baking on the banks of the Ganges

October 21st 2008
Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India. Located on the banks of the Ganges River, it is one of the most auspicious places to be cremated for Hindus. It is also a place that Hindus come while they are still alive to bathe, worship and bring their ill for healing. At first glance, it would seem that Varanasi is a town built on scams. First a taxi driver took us to hotels that we didn't want ... 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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