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Corpse being burned at Manikarnika ('Burning') Ghat in Varanasi  
   

Corpse being burned at Manikarnika ('Burning') Ghat in Varanasi

Dirty death, annoying affection (Uttar Pradesh, India)

February 13th 2011
(Day 1045 on the road) Let's have a vote. A vote for the dirtiest country on this planet.The rules are simple: 1) You need to have been there yourself and witnessed the situation first-hand, and 2) Air-pollution does not count (sorry, China). After careful consideration and an assessment to all the countries I have been to in the past ... 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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