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Nov 16, 2006 - Fabulous Fort Karni

India is full of villages - there is little really open space. They are being choked by over population, and everything, everyone suffers. We have a supurb guide whose is himself a Rajput, from this very area. In our village walk, we saw cooking demonstrations, a ceramic potter, and an oil pressing shop. Sam explained that the orange hand prints are from women who committed suicide by throwing themselves on their dead husband's funeral pyre - a custom which was only outlawed in 1930. Children often say HelloAPen? We gave as a group to the...

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