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Sujal (L) and Jitu (R) with the Bajaj bikes that get us around most places  
   

Sujal (L) and Jitu (R) with the Bajaj bikes that get us around most places

I hang on for dear life as we weave through a crazy chaos of trucks, cars, other motorbikes, bicycles, rickshaws, auto-rickshaws, cows, buffalo, goats, pigs (which look just like the wild boars in 'Asterix' comics!), dogs, chickens and pedestrians. The horn is a constant necessity when driving in India!
Namaste from dusty Paratwada!

February 23rd 2006
Namaste to you all! ('Namaste' is an interesting Hindi greeting which means something like 'I recognise the divine within you'.) Thank you very much to all who've been emailing and messaging me, (my Indian mobile number is +919860659764), over the past month! My access to the net is infrequent and always very brief, but when I do get the chance, I really look forward to reading through your emails ... 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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