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The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple

February 4th 2009
Monday, after arriving on the train (early!) we cleaned up, ate, and took a tuk tuk to the Golden Temple, the holy site for Sikhs. We arrived around 2 in the afternoon. After removing and storing our shoes, we covered our heads with our souvenir head scarves, and then waded through a pool of warm water before heading down the cool, white, marble stairs. The white complex surrounds a large poo ... 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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