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An orgy of color in Udaipur

March 6th 2011
After the last eight weeks of peaceful tranquility in the South, Rajasthan is like a shot of adrenaline. My first impression was that I was back in the Middle East. It has the same feel. I don't know if it's the dry air or the smell of spices or the bellowing of the call to prayer from the Muezzin, but it feels more like Egypt or Iraq than Kerala or Tamil Nadu. Udaipur is beautiful, narrow ... 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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