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Canyoning in Spain - A natural water park

It feels like a furnace beneath the Spanish sun.  Suitably geared up, we’re ready for a day of canyoning with mini waterfall jumps, abseiling and swimming through narrow gorges.  506 more words


My Style of Travel

I am not a charter bus traveler.  I refuse to stay in an chain hotel or eat something that is an American company.  (Unless it’s McDonald’s in India… then I’ve rationalized that it’s ok to get a McSpicy Paneer.)  One time I showed up for a free walking tour and the guy had an orange umbrella that we were supposed to follow around… and I bailed half way through.  633 more words


Golden Triangle, Days 7-8: Delhi

Days 7-­8: Delhi

Visit Agra Fort on the banks of the Yamuna River. Built in 1565 by Emperor Akbar, the fort was originally designed to be a military structure.

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Golden Triangle, Day 6: Agra

Day 6: Agra

Travelling on to Agra, we stop en route at the deserted Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri (approx 4 hrs).

The magnificent deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, but was abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water.

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Golden Triangle Tour, Day 5: Rural Heritage Stay in Karauli

Day 5: Rural Heritage Stay – Bhanwar Villas Palace in Karauli

Leaving the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur behing, we drive to Karauli (approx 5 hrs).

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Golden Triangle, Days 3-4: Jaipur

Days 3-­4 Jaipur:

Travel by express train into the state of Rajasthan and continue on to its capital, Jaipur (approx 5 hrs).

A friendly, busy town crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewellery, textiles and folk­based arts, Jaipur is a firm favourite with travellers.

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Golden Triangle, Days 1-2: Delhi

Days 1­-2 Delhi:

Namaste! Welcome to India.
Your adventure begins with a Welcome Meeting at 6pm on Day 1.

Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place.

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