Delhi- Back for Diwali! October 17th 2009 Happy Diwali everybody!
Today is the biggest festival in all of India, it’s called Diwali (festival of lights)! It’s absolutely wild here. My friend, Arun, said that Diwali is equivalent to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years put together. It reminds me of Chinese New Year, which I haven’t celebrated in over 4 years now. There’s prayers, stories, firecrackers, fireworks, feast and lo ... read more
Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi 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