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Steaming to Darjeeling by Toy Train

November 27th 2004
The Indian Railway system is amazing in as much as you can book tickets over the Internet in Britain (or anywhere else) which is what we did for the train journeys throughout our trip in India. When you arrive at the platform to wait for your train, miraculously your name is printed out with details of your coach and seat number and pinned to a notice board, and when the train turns up, again your ... 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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