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Marble carving, exterior  

Marble carving, exterior

Marble pillars at Ranakpur

August 2nd 2009
Yet again we caught a taxi to our next destination - it is becoming too easy to take the simple, all be it , more expensive option of a taxi! We were off to Udiapur, considered to be one of the most romantic cities in India. The famous Lake Palace Hotel (where we wouldn't be staying!) will actually be surrounded by water which it hasn't been, until a fortnight ago, for over 2 years. The drought ha ... 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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