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This is India: Parting Thoughts on India

October 21st 2009
In one word, India is “wacky.” Every day, I feel as if I have stumbled down the rabbit hole and awakened in a wonderland of strange sights, sounds, and characters. What’s that over there? Why, it’s a man on a camel dressed as the Hindu God Krishna (his face and torso painted in electric blue and his hair dyed black), monkeys fighting over a discarded cigarette carton, cows nonchalantly pla ... read more
Asia » India

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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