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Marble Tears

Agra is the best and worst of India in one place.  The city is home to the Taj Mahal, a magnificent site that is absolutely stunning and truly exceeds expectations, especially when one grows up seeing pictures of it in … Continue reading

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Elephant and Stream

Varanasi is a crumbling city.  Built upon the west bank of the river Ganges, the city slides, slowly, serenely, into the cinereal waters.  Narrow boats slip between pilgrims and palaces to reach the holy ghats, the Hindi word for steps … Continue reading

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The Rajpath

Last summer I read William Dalrymple’s City of Djinns. Part travelogue, part love affair with his favorite city, Mr. Dalrymple discusses his six-year sojourn in the Indian capital, Delhi. The city is said to be the eight iteration of a … Continue reading

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