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Rock Fort Temple in the background again
God and country - the deep south, part 2

October 7th 2009
So we arrived at Maduraim, a city of about 1.2 million people, with much more of a “big city” feel than Trichy, and more popular on the tourist trail (inasmuch as anything in Tamil Nadu is on the tourist trail). This city is famous for its massive temple, the Sri Meenakshi temple. By now you might have guessed that Tamil Nadu is famous for its impressive stone temples, sometimes in the middl ... 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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