India is a massive and incredible country that is home to a huge diversity of people and cultures. It’s constantly growing population is already in the billions and is on track for overtaking China as the most populous country in the world. There are literally countless sights to take in while in this amazing place, here is just a small glimpse at what makes this country so interesting and unique.
Gold Face Mask
In 2020, the world was battling a struggle with the pandemic, and since vaccines were not yet available, masks were the first line of defense while trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Businessman Shankar Karhade felt that he needed something more than just the basic cloth mask, so he commissioned a craftsman to create him a mask out of solid gold. He said that it features tiny pores that allow him to breathe.
Kerala is a southwestern district of the country that’s well known for its gorgeous seas with black sand. Over the past 200 years, red rains have fallen here, first seen in 1818, and there are many theories about as to why this happens. The first theory was that the rains were colored by a potential meteor burst, the the government of India commissioned a study that concluded that the rains come from airborne spores from a local algae.