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A bumpy jeep ride to the fort  
   

A bumpy jeep ride to the fort

A whistlestop tour of Jaipur

August 9th 2017
I hadn’t had time to visit Jaipur on my last trip to India thirty years ago, so I was particularly looking forward to the tour and I wasn’t disappointed. After a good night’s sleep and large buffet breakfast, we headed off for the Amber fort, led by Uday, our very bubbly guide. Jaipur is stunningly beautiful with its pink walls and brightly coloured bazaars, but it is also incredibl ... 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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