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Serenity at the Golden Temple

June 18th 2009
Five hours by train from the chaos of Delhi railway station bought us to the northern city of Amritsar, the holy city of the Sikhs and the site of the amazing Golden Temple. The Golden Temple is the Vatican of the Sikh religion and houses the Sikh Holy Book. We caught an auto rickshaw to our hotel which was very close to the temple, which is in the center of the old city. As with all the old citie ... 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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