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Initial Thoughts on a Complex City 4pm at Baboo Ghat

Pollution anyone?
Initial Thoughts on a Complex City

January 15th 2011
Ive been told that the Hooghly River, a smaller branch off of the Ganges River, is considered holy to the Hindu people of Calcutta. Apparently that’s why people come in droves, seeming ignoring the obvious state of the river, to take a quick dip in the putrid, frothy, chocolate milk colored waters. It must hold some significance that someone like me, holding nothing resembling blind fai ... 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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