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Feb 11, 2010 - Into the mountains

We have been journeying through the Avalli hills today, via Ranakpur where there are some fascinating Jain temples. No black, no leather and no non-veg food allowed here. They are really beautiful, although you tend to get told off if you photo something holy by mistake! The area seems to be more affluent than many of the parts we have been through. The towns have lots of new buildings and there are less heaps of rubbish than elsewhere. Maybe it is because the Jain sect are very much business orientated - a bit like the jews of India!!! A...

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