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Welome to India...and to 2010: First Stop Varanasi

January 8th 2010
Several fellow travellers tried to prepare us for what India would be like. "INDIA, haven't you heard the saying? I'd Never Do It Again". We were promised though that after the initial shock and bewilderment, we would grow to love the place. So, armed with very low expectations, you'd think that our first encounter wouldn't have come as a surprise. ... 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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