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Mother Ganga

Mother Ganga

January 12th 2010
So, alone at last.... Hugh had headed off for Darjeeling and I was on my way to Varanasi on the overnight train from Calcutta. Usual overnight trip - pretty noisy, vendors constantly up and down the train offering food and drinks, "Chai Chai, Coffee Coffee" is the constant background noise! I was in a 'cabin' with an Indian guy and his mother on their way home after a break in Calcutta. He's a ... 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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