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Nearby images in India


A: Dharamsala Tibet Burning

by Andrei Kuznetcov, 60 meters away

India Tibet Dharamsala

Dharamsala Tibet Burning

B: IBD Sarah Campus Rooftop

by Will Strathmann, 1.0 km away

Taken February 4th atop a dorm at the Institute of Buddhist Dialects; Sarah Campus, in the foothills ...

IBD Sarah Campus Rooftop

C: Dharamsala Catholic cemetery

by Andrei Kuznetcov, 1.3 km away

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Dharamsala Catholic cemetery

D: Triund

by Will Strathmann, 3.0 km away


E: Dharamkot Mountain Top

by Will Strathmann, 3.7 km away

Panorama taken January 28th atop a mountain in Dharamkot, Himachel Prasesh, India. Led by local stray...

Dharamkot Mountain Top

F: Triund (spring)

by Will Strathmann, 3.8 km away

Triund (spring)

G: Snow Line

by Will Strathmann, 3.8 km away

Snow Line

H: Triund Tea Shop

by Will Strathmann, 3.8 km away

Triund Tea Shop

I: Hot Springs

by Andrei Kuznetcov, 39.0 km away

Hot Springs

J: Palpung Sherab Ling Monastery

by Andrei Kuznetcov, 39.7 km away

Palpung Sherab Ling Monastery

This panorama was taken in India, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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