“Impossible India” Hyndman’s photos around Delhi, India

A TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow of a travel blog to Delhi, India by TravelPod blogger Hyndman titled “Impossible India” Hyndman’s travel blog entry: “India was an experience. From the sublime to the bizarre, India is different from the western world in so many ways. Arranged marriages, the caste system, the dowry, strange superstitions, holy towns, livestock in the streets, extreme poverty and a series of complex religions all make India a fascinating yet difficult place to visit. For four weeks, we traveled the northwest part of India in the states of Rajastan and Uttar Pradesh. These areas have a long and glorious history of conflict, primarily between the Rajputs of Rajistan and the Mughals who were descendants of Genghis Khan and the Mongols of central Asia. The result of a tumultuous millennium of warring is that the landscape in this part of India is dotted with numerous fort and palaces. Most of these huge forts are located atop high plateaus and have long cobblestone ramparts, massive wooden gates, bastions and cannons all around the perimeter and of course a beautiful palace for the Maharaja to look down on it all. We toured several of these goliaths and were suitably impressed by them. The other highlight of India are the temples. There is no shortage of religion in India and it is very complex – there is Hinduism, Jainism, Buddism, Islam and a smattering of others as well. We visited numerous mosques and temples and were awed by the scale and beauty of some of

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