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Alcohol In Predominately Hindu India

World One of India’s most-populous states recently banned alcohol. Mayhem ensued. Praveen Kumar, in a white sleeveless vest, says he is too afraid to a drink since prohibition started in April. His wife, Sumedhi Kumar, is part of a women’s … Continue reading

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Baby Taj

Before leaving Aurangabad and the Ellora Caves,   we had more architecture to visit.  Bibi Ka Maqbara  is the main monument of the city of Aurangabad and is an imitation of the Taj Mahal , as you can see in … Continue reading

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Saints

This is the island for burial in Venice which you visit by way of a vaporetto , or taxi boat from the main islands of Venice. This place came to mind today as much of the world is celebrating All … Continue reading

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Kailasa Temple Ellora Caves, India

On our south trip, this was the last stop before returning to Ahmadabad after 13 days of travelling.   We had not gone there in 2013.  It is an breathtaking site of temple after temple carved  from the hillside.  We … Continue reading

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Varanasi , City of Life and Death

Varanasi was a life changing experience for me.  I have visited it twice, once on each trip to India. This morning, I was looking for pictures of the narrow alleyways that make up the ancient city, and I found this … Continue reading

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Aerial View of Sikh Golden Temple , Amritsar, India

   The Golden Temple rivals the beauty of St. Peter’s in Rome, in my mind.  This video shows the whole complex tucked in the middle of the ancient city of Amritsar  in the Punjab.  As spectacular as the site is … Continue reading

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Incredible India

Veranasi, the holiest city in India as well in the top 10 oldest continually inhabited cities in the world.  And my favorite place in India. “India leaves her mark on her guests in a most haunting compelling and often surprising … Continue reading

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