A sea of Muslims January 16th 2008 After 16 hours in flight, 3 movies, one non-stop screaming child and a bottle of cough syrup, I arrived in MUMBAI!
Delirious and jet-lagged I wandered through a sea of Muslim men dressed in white until I found Kerman's dad smiling at me through the crowd. Of course I had to arrive on the last night of Hajj - with a "bajillion" (to quote K) Muslims returning from the largest annual pilgrimage to ... read more
Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai 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