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Fisherman's village

On the beach in Puri, right next to my guesthouse
RATH YATRA '08

July 5th 2008
I have been bloggin a lot lately, but there's just a lot more to talk about over the past week or so. Yesterday I went to the opening day of the world famed Rath Yatra (in English called the Chariot Festival or Car Festival) held in the holy city of Puri. Apparently, this festival is the most important Hindu festival of the year and draws throngs of pilgrims fom all over. The festival is center ... 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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