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golden temple, amritsar

namaste, amritsar!

November 28th 2009
i was often asked in my conversations with the locals where i had been in india, and whenever i mentioned amritsar, the name would invariably draw a blank stare. i am pretty sure i nailed the pronunciation of 'amritsar' as i had heard it said several times by the announcer on the train and at the station. "it is in punjab," i said. ohhh, they went, although i suspect they were faking it. o ... 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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