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Taj Mahal and a rickshaw drive

March 31st 2011
I ended up getting to Agra, where the Taj Mahal is found on Thursday, as luckily at the last minute when I was at the train station in New Delhi they informed me that it was not open on Friday, when I had originally planned to go. On arriving there I was surrounded by touts, annoyed, harassed, surrounded, pestered, haggled, cramped up and made to feel the most claustraphobic I believe I have ev ... 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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