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Jan 24, 2005 - Delhi to Shekhavati

MARY WROTE: SHEKHAWATI - Our tour group boarded our big bus to ride west for about seven hours through the arid scrubland of this remote part of Rajasthan, built along the thousand-year-old silk route. Named for the fiercely independent ruler who consolidated the region in the 15th century, Rao Shekha, the area is only now becoming known to tourists for its ornately frescoed havelis, the ancestral homes of India's leading industrialist families. Viewed from the left side of the bus: + Cows, bicycle rickshaws, pedestrians, busses and...

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Scott in India 2005