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Life in Rakkar

December 14th 2006
Rucka, Rucker, Rakker, Rruuucuurr - you wouldn’t believe the trouble the name of this village gave us and we’re still not sure how to say it now! For example on one bus trip back home from Dharamsala (all of 15km away), we said all the variations of Rakkar we knew, thinking they would recognise one of them, but no..... blank faces all around. No one seemed to understand, eventually after a ... 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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