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Jun 1, 2007 - Where Buddha Breathed His Last ... Visiting Kushinagar (Laura & Matt)

Laura: Today is the day we leave Lumbini and cross into India. I know it will be a long and hot day, so I try to mentally prepare myself. Not an easy task. Suffice it to say, it went something like this: we climb atop a bus as there are no seats inside. It sounds fun, but after five minutes my ass is sore and the thrill of "roof riding" has worn off. We transfer buses and are sent to the roof again only to be told to get down two minutes later by a traffic cop. We climb inside the hot bus and wait. For what, I don't know. We take the...

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