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February 14th 2016
My last stop in the state of Rajasthan would be its capital city, Jaipur. Apparently this was India's first planned city and now has a population of about 7 million. Indians call this the pink city due to the colour of stone used for many of the buildings. Much of the city was painted pink in 1876 to welcome the visiting prince of Wales, as pink was considered the colour of hospitality. Bev and my ... 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
17th February 2016

Great pics in this blog Danny
18th February 2016


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