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The city of Pink and Amber Photo 9

Mum and dad peek out of the ramparts at Jaigarh Fort
The city of Pink and Amber

October 22nd 2009
Leaving the serenity of India's untamed forest behind, we travelled north by train to Jaipur, the capital and largest city of Rajasthan, known both as the Pink City and as the City of Victory. We would be in Jaipur for 4 nights, giving us enough time to see the sights in and around Jaipur. We headed straight for one of the gates into the old walled city, which was planned by Maharaja Jai Singh II ... 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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