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Chhotaram Prajapa’s Homestay – the time machine

March 22, 2012 Leave a comment

First impressions as we arrived: a bit scary but genuine with mud huts and rammed dung floors in a local families back yard, complete with cows, looms and a sense of peace and quiet. One of the huts even had a calf in it sheltering from the sun.

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Amber and Sanganer

March 15, 2012 2 comments

The Amber Fort, probably the best palace we have seen on our travels! They just seem to be getting better and better. This, the old capital of Rajastan, was the political powerhouse of the kingdom and the palace is suitably lavish.

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My Son – pronounced Mee Sun

February 10, 2012 3 comments

A short ride out from Hoi An is the ancient Cham city of My Son. A very small version of Ankor Wat, this place was virtually destroyed by terrorists in the late 1960’s. Of the 68 temples that stood here, only around 20 remain in pretty poor condition nestled between the craters left from the B52 carpet bombings.

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