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Ranakpur  

Ranakpur

Ride through Kumbalgarh and Ranakpur; Hanging out with monkeys in the blue city, Jodhpur

February 26th 2007
Feb 26 - Mar 1 We hired a taxi in Udaipur to take us to the fort in Kumbalgarh, the enormous Jain temple in Ranakpur, and then up to Jodhpur. The Jain temple in Ranakpur was particularly impressive. The entire structure was covered in intricate carvings, each pillar different from the others. They had a strict dress code and gave you a long dress if you needed to cover your legs. Shoes were ... 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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