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Kolkata, or is that Calcutta? First impressions of India

November 22nd 2008
It was my first time to India and I was flying from Nairobi in Kenya to Mumbai. But on this occasion all I would see of the city was the inside of the airport terminal. A few weeks earlier I'd had a fit of wimpyness, decided that starting in Mumbai would be too much of a culture shock and booked an internal flight straight on. I first travelled on my own 3 or 4 years ago, really out of necessity r ... 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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