Just curious... I actually wanted to find out which part of India you came from. I'd quite like to visit India but I don't know much about it. Which bits to see? Which bits to avoid? (Not that I expect all that to be in your bio, just sometimes people put things about what a beautiful place they live, or what a dump they live.)
Anyway, India is such a big place I would have to make a few trips. I've not even finished my first pass of North America yet. (That is, I've not finished seeing all the places I really want to visit in the US and Canada)
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Cool. Just let me know when you start planning, and I'll tell you about the best places to go, best food to eat, etc. Depends on your interest and time of the year. India has festivals going on all year round, so you might want to enjoy a few of them, and experience the Indian culture firsthand. You may want to see beaches, hilltops, wildlife, deserts, rivers, landscapes, forts, palaces, dances (there are so many of them), listen to the Indian music, go trekking, puff puff pant pant...
And there is the Indian food. Authentic, original, made in India, Indian food. You'll love it. No single Indian can have had everything to eat, that's my bet.
India is not just something to see, but a whole experience.
Yes, there are a few bits to avoid too, and I'll of course let you know about those too.
You're right that you'll need to make a few trips. One visit will just not give you enough time.
Oh, and I'm from Durgapur, which is a small city in West Bengal, a state in the eastern region of India. But I'm originally from Utter Pradesh, which is in north India. My parents moved here a few years back. Now I'm thinking of moving back to somewhere in Utter Pradesh.
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