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Mar 2, 2014 - Life in an Indian village

The silence was astonishing. When I woke in the middle of the night, I expected to hear at least the distant chug of a train, the hoot of a car horn, the howl of a street dog. But here in a village in the Sunderbans Reserve, there was nothing, no electricity so no mechanical sounds of any kind. After three weeks in India it was almost unnerving. The journey there was part of the adventure, a three hour ride south of Calcutta to the delta which also spreads across into nearby Bangladesh. I was in a group of other travellers and some local...

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