From: natasha mendonca (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jul 23 2009 - 21:20:28 PDT
I was in the state of Gujarat and there were about 20,000 people waiting for the 3 minute eclipse. Later many people went to the nearby river Tapi to take a dip in the water as is the tradition to "ward" off evil. It was noisy and much like a reality show not quiet and calm, being one with nature kind of thing.... well but that's India! Gujarat is a dry state - i.e no alcohol but as per tradition the rich are supposed to provide booze to the poor... I did not wait to witness that though ;-)
I did record some sounds but its mostly of people hollering at each other, laughing etc.
I think that 2017 in Kentucky, USA will be my next pit stop to view this amazing phenomena.
Thanks everyone for your interest.
--- On Thu, 7/23/09, Rob Gawthrop <email suppressed> wrote:
From: Rob Gawthrop <email suppressed>
Subject: Re: total solar eclipse
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Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009, 11:50 PM
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