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Holi cow - celebraters at the Holi festival  
   

Holi cow - celebraters at the Holi festival

Holi cow! (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

March 21st 2011
(Day 1081 on the road)Holi cow! I knew that the ecstatic Indian Holi festival was going to be great, but nobody could have prepared me for what we were about to experience. It was a simply mad, and we had a blast! A little background: Holi is celebrated in India to welcome the spring and say goodbye to winter. Basically people take to the streets and throw bright colour powder called gulal at eac ... read more
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