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Our houseboat at one of the stops  
   

Our houseboat at one of the stops

Backwaters boating

November 19th 2009
Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 November How can I best describe our experience here on Kerala’s backwaters? Umm, well, it’s rather like a cross between a luxury cruise on the Nile and a pleasure boat on the Norfolk Broads. For readers who’ve never done either, perhaps I should explain... On Egypt’s River Nile, large, luxurious, air-conditioned cruise boats glide from temple to tomb ... 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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