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The Ups and Downs of Travelling in India: Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan

February 5th 2014
We loved Ladakh. But it isn’t really India. It was only when we got to Delhi that we experienced real India. And the culture shock from calm, relaxed, gentle Ladakh was greater than if we had arrived in Delhi directly from the UK. People always talk about the ups and downs of travelling in India: Loving it one minute, hating it the next. Wonderful sights interspersed with shocking sights. Great ... 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
6th February 2014

Highs and lows
Loved your organization by highs and lows, and the contrasts between the people wanting to rip you off and the lovely, average Indian. I've heard it said that to be a true traveler, one must go to India. I guess you get a chance to do a lot of breathing in and breathing out in the face of the on-slaught of touts. But it seems the hassles are worth it by the beauty of your photos. Great blog!

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