Beaches, cows, and stone carvings February 11th 2008 We got our first taste of the Indian bus system on our last day in Chennai. It turned out to be a slightly infuriating but nevertheless important learning experience.
When a bus pulls up, everyone rushes forward and pushes their way on board. Once inside, they lay claim to seats for them and their friends who have yet to get on. Our first attempt was unsuccessful. I tried to scramble in front ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Mamallapuram 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