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Jagdish Temple with its Shikhara   
   

Jagdish Temple with its Shikhara

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

March 23rd 2012
UDAIPUR, RAJASTAN, INDIA. Friday 23 March, 2012. Our guide today was called Shurveer and he proudly told us that he was from the Warrior Caste and that in Hindi his name meant "Brave Loins" (yes loins not lions!). M was quite impressed with the name. We still had Mr Barun our driver - and will do until Agra. Our first stop was Jagdish Temple (yes another temple!). This temple is one of Udai ... 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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