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  The famous sun temple is only an hour bus ride from Puri.  It is one of India's most important sites.  The temple dates back to the 13th century and reminds me of the major Mayan temples in its enormity.  The difference is the amount of detail  carved into the walls to portray [...]

By |December 14th, 2010|Categories: South East Asia 2010|Tags: |1 Comment

Puri and Konark

  Puri is a delightful town filled with temples and also blessed with a beautiful beach,  The Jagannath Temple is one of the holiest temples in India and attracts throngs of Pilgrims.  Puri is a very small town, but must have over 100 hotels to support the temple.  It is reported that the [...]

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