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Fresco in Raja Mahal Palace  
   

Fresco in Raja Mahal Palace

The frescos were amazing inside the palace. Very well preserved - from the 17th Century.
Orchha - a little side trip!

April 3rd 2010
OK - I was meant to be in Delhi still all this week for the last week of "in country orientation" as part of my one month prep for my NGO placement in Orissa. However - the program was looking re markedly 'thin on the ground' to say the least so I 'negotiated' with the Volunteer organisation I am here under to take a little side trip instead. I had intended to visit Orchha on a good friend's a ... 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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