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History of Labor Day in the United States and Canada

  This is a very short video on the history of today’s holiday.

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Chitiral Festival

I love this map that so clearly shows the intermingling of the great templewhere and the streets and lives of the people.  It is difficult to see where one begins or ends as they intertwine.   Namaste!  From the first … Continue reading

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Wagha Border Closing

We ended the day yesterday sitting in the stands on the Indian side as the special border guards from these nuclear neighbors strut their stuff.  There were many more Indian spectators cheering from the “every seat taken crowd,”  We noticed … Continue reading

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Republic Day , January 26, 2014

Quick quiz. . . . when is Independence Day?  Why is it not celebrated on its date?   August 15,  1947 was the actual date that the English left peacefully after 200 years in India.  Republic Day began on January … Continue reading

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