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bridge on the river kwai 3

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ranaruby --- green light: Bridge on the River Kwai - Revisited

ranaruby --- green light: Bridge on the River Kwai - Revisited: River Kwai I first saw Bridge on the River Kwai when I was just a   school boy in Lucknow.I remember seeing the Academy Award win...

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ranaruby --- green light: Visit to India's oldest living city - Benares

ranaruby --- green light: Visit to India's oldest living city - Benares: Born in Benares ---- revisited 2014 Proud and privileged I feel to be born in the holy city of Benares. I have stayed there but it is as g...

ranaruby --- green light: FONTAINEBLEAU

ranaruby --- green light: FONTAINEBLEAU: The Charm of Fontainebleau   It is indeed charming. This small town about 50km by road from Paris has the appearance of...

ranaruby --- green light: And Quiet Flows the Bhagirathi

ranaruby --- green light: And Quiet Flows the Bhagirathi: And Quiet Flows the Bhagirathi ----- Murshidabad in 21st century   Quiet and placid. Even the view of the river Bhagirathi from th...

ROMAN HOLIDAY PART 1 final

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ROMAN HOLIDAY PART 2

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Rembrandt & Anne of Amsterdam

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Holland 2 - Museums of two famous residentsRembrandt & Anne FrankThe Jewish Market in Amsterdam buzzed in the morning. The food stalls, in particular, were tempting. I don’t exactly remember what I had, but some titbits definitely to satiate a desire normally triggered by delectable display of street foods. After hanging around in the market for a brief period, we took a Line 9 tram to Waterlooplein stop. We got down at the corner of the street leading to Rembrandt House. My knowledge on Rembrandt was very limited at that time. I only knew that he was a Dutch artist. My stupid brain seemed to have advised me against spending money and watching some paintings of a single artist. Instead I preferred to relax on a bench in the open overlooking a canal below with a cup of coffee and enjoy the sight of tourist laden motorboats streaming past. My wife, on the other hand, had studied a lot about Rembrandt before coming to Amsterdam. She briefed me and also convinced me in changing my pla…