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Tanks and camels Photo 21

Tanks and camels

October 24th 2009
We knew that the famous camel fair at Pushkar was to start sometime around the end of October/beginning of November, but weren't sure that we'd be in Jaipur at the right time. Luckily, we found out that we would be around for the pre-meet, in advance of the madding crowds, so booked a trip to Pushkar on our last day. Before that, however, we had one more day in Jaipur, so decided to head for the h ... 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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