A Journey to the Old Silk Route - Gnathan, Zuluk ; Sikkim, India January 9th 2012 Over the years several trade routes, which played a major role for the rise of international trades round the globe that we see now, are closed, un-used. They are never used any more for the exchange of commodities and culture. One such route was known as “Silk Road” which has got tremendous historic reference.
For 1500 years, until the opening of the world sea lanes in 16th[/su ... read more
Asia » India » Sikkim » East Sikkim » Gnathan 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