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Varanasi  

Varanasi

Varanasi - "Very Nasty"

January 9th 2012
Leaving Nepal we cross the border into India. We stop at the side of the road for lunch and after a short walk down a muddy street I opt for a samosa and some dhal from a little man making them on his stall...After past "Delhi Belly" experiences I am a bit reluctant but too hungry to care right now!...They are actually delicious and cost just 5 rupees (about 6 pence!) and no bouts of illness (yet! ... 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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