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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Places We've Been: India
The following are stories written about our travels in India. You can find stories set in other countries by returning to Places We've Been.
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Posted by Jessica on Sep 3, 2010
How to Get to the Ellora Caves
So you've read about the Ellora Caves, you've got your bags packed, and you're keen on seeing them yourself. Now the only question is how exactly do you get to the Ellora Caves? In particular (because you're a savvy do-it-yourself type of guy or gal) you'd like to know how to get to the caves via public transport.
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Posted by Tim on Aug 29, 2010
Exploring the Ellora Caves
Located a bit more than 200 miles northeast of Mumbai, the Ellora Caves are actually a collection of 34 different rock-cut temples, carved out of the stone of the Charanandri hills between 1,000 and 1,400 years ago. Among them is the mighty Kailasa Temple, one of the most astounding things we've ever seen in any of our travels.
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Posted by Tim on Apr 17, 2010
Do You Know About Love?
We told Lokesh that we were indeed love-married. He patted his chest and proudly proclaimed, "I am love-married too." We were very surprised, and eagerly pressed him for more. What was his wife's name? How did they meet? Was it difficult to be love-married in India? And then he told us his story.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 12, 2010
All Dogs Are Beloved
I was impressed with how well the dogs were faring in India. I can't count the number of times we saw traffic divert itself because a dog was sleeping soundly in the street. Just like the cows, the dogs knew no harm would come to them.
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Posted by Tim on Jan 22, 2010
The Walls of Kumbhalgarh
It is a structure so vast as to almost defy description. The massive stone walls snake around it, up and down the slopes of the Aravali Mountains, for dozens upon dozens of miles. Multiple sources seem to agree that next to China's Great Wall, the walls surrounding Kumbhalgarh are the longest in the world.
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