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Yamuna river

A tributary river to the Yamuna right next to it. I expected this to reek due to all of New Delhi's waste being deposited here for decades. The government has poured in 3/4's a billion dollars into cleaning it. There was a faint smell of petrol about though that lingered. I'm sure it's anything but clean even after this cleanup though, just may smell less.
New Delhi, India - Day 2

December 8th 2011
I got back to my room around 5 this afternoon, and laid down to watch a cricket match on TV and dozed off. I woke up now 2.5 hours later, thought I'd only crash out for 20 minutes. My hotel is fantastic, they own other business including two FANTASTIC cafes here in the same building. I met a wonderful Tibetan merchant today, the first guy I met when I ventured out. He had me in his shop for te ... 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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