Why I love India # 10: Shiva October 26th 2010 OK before anyone panics - this is NOT a blog about my sudden conversion to Hinduism. If you know me (or have read my profile on Facebook) you would realize that I describe myself as an “Existentialist Buddhist Agnostic” (!) and I will stick to that for now thanks very much!
What I am writing about here is how enamored I am with the ‘idea’ of Shiva mythology and iconography in Hinduism ... read more
Asia » India » Orissa » Bhubaneswar 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
After 10 months in India with Gladys the wonder bike (my Royal Enfield), I had to leave after my second visa ran out! Give me the good old days when Aussies did not need a visa in India. SO.... thought I'd check out Turkey and that's what I am doing until I return again to India by September at the latest.
Just lolling around looking for shanti places and nice people. East Turkey seems to be the place.
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