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Funeral Pyre

Here the King's body is burnt and his wives through themselves on the fire to die with him!
Jodhpur but no jodhpurs

December 12th 2011
After Mumbai, Jodhpur was literally a breath of fresh air as at last we could feel the air when we breathed. Off we went to our pre-booked B&B, Hem Guesthouse within the city walls. We have been to many places in Asia but the tuk-tuks here are the worst we have seen (although we have plenty more places in India to go to yet). They use lawnmower engines and start by pulling a cord. Then the noise i ... 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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