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On the road to Independance

Statue depicting Gandhi leading the march for independance.
Dilli-Dallying in Delhi and Ogling at the Taj Mahal

March 16th 2007
Delhi wasn't what we'd expected at all. We'd been told by copious amounts of travellers to avoid Delhi like the plaque, almost wihout exception people would launch into a virulent tirade describing all of the city's ills, reeling off an impressive list of reasons to steer clear of India's capital. Reading William Darymple's 'City of Djinns' had piqued an interest in seeing the city, and we had Chi ... 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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