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And Now For Something Completely Different: Our First Week in India

March 23rd 2009
Greetings! India is intense.  And awesome. (And way more interesting to blog about than the week we spent recovering from the flu in Yangshuo and Hong Kong). We knew we were going to like India on our way in from the Delhi airport, when the long haul trucks we passed were all decorated to the hilt with painted flowers and Hindu Gods, streamers, stickers, and colored tape swirled around their ... 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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