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Mysore

Mysore

December 21st 2008
We spent a couple of days in Mysore. We checked out the Maharaja's Palace (which we were convinced we lived in during one of our past lives...) Then we met a really nice rikshaw driver who took us around everywhere. We saw temples, cremation places by the river, a shrine that had a tree growing in it, an execution chamber as well as the nearby bird sanctuary. Apart from our dirty hotel we had a ve ... 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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