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There is Something a Bit Magical about Ladakh

December 23rd 2013
I am rather fond of mountains. This fondness has taken me to some beautiful places around the world but had somehow not led me to the Himalayas. The first view from the aeroplane window on the short hop north from Delhi to Leh was cracking and had passengers scrambling over each other to take pictures. It was straight from a geography textbook with hanging glaciers, sharp arĂȘtes, medial and l ... 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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