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Approximately 2,500klms from its beginning in the Himalayas to its end in the Bay of Bengal the Mother Ganges River is lifeline and breadbin to millions of Indians. She is worshipped in the form of the Hindu goddess 'Ganga' who rides on a crocodile-like animal. I have only been privileged to see only a small slice of her entirety, but what a portion. My experience has been of the rural and agricultural, a part of the river where visitors ...
... using them for gripping like a vice and relax on this thing a bit more. So I did. I nonchalantly held on the the back with one hand, balancing myself with my other hand on my knee ! How cool am I? We set off now to have a look at Garbage Mountain. I don't think it needs any explanation of what it is but the name of it in no way prepares you for the site of it. You can see the smoke miles away and I asked ...
... got attacked by angry barking dogs on the street. Then went to get phones and SIM cards, this was a nightmare as it took hours going into tones of different shops and getting sent in wrong directions. It seems like indian people rather give you wrong directions instead of admitting they don't know the way. We met some nice volunteers in the hostel and Rosi from Mexico brought us to see a few places around. We went to a church where we met a funny indian man ...
... Trash mountain
Lunch: Subway Sandwich (we vetoed the traditional Indian offer)
Kali Temple (Hindu worshipers)
Big Banyan Tree in Botanical Garden
Vivekananda Setu (New Howrah Bridge)
Shibpur Burning Ghat
Idol Maker District
Red Light District
... view from the open rickshaw was good. The airport is located 9 km south of Imphal. It looks new.
At the airport, we were approached by a plain clothed "Border Security" agent who asked us to show our printout of flight itinerary and passport. He questioned the lack of Manipur entry stamp, which he said we should have gotten at border between Nagaland and Manipur. Dave and I put on a most innocent and utter surprised look ...
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