Last week in India January 24th 2010 There’s a body lying in the Varanasi Junction train station. A human body. Of course, there are lots of bodies all over the place at train stations, but this one doesn’t have a person in it any more. At least, it was there was when I was there in the wee hours at the beginning of January 7, but I wouldn’t be at all surprised if it’s still there.
I took the train from Varanasi to Kolka ... read more
Asia » India » West Bengal » Kolkata 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
UPDATE (April 2013)
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