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hanging out on the lake  

hanging out on the lake

Rajasthan; on the road again

May 10th 2005
...Expecting marbled Island palaces floating like mirages on placid blue waters. We arrived in the yellow cool of morning after an 18hr trip up from Mumbai to Udaipur, the city of Lakes, to find the mirrored oasis of Lake Pichola was no more. The lovelorn palaces sat stranded in a barren dusty wasteland thirsting for the return of the tranquil neutralising waters that are the very essence of Udaip ... 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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