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The Old World...

Finally Finally, the vacation has cometh!!! Oh!! How I love these holidays…birthdays, Christmas, New Year etc. etc. this is indeed the season to be jolly!!! My plans for vacation are naturally reading and reading and reading!!! 235 more words


Taj Mahal - Agra, India (photo heavy)

I doubt there is anyone in the world who hasn’t heard of the Taj Mahal, its one of those iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Sydney Opera House or the Louvre. 209 more words


A Solitary Tear on the Cheek of Time

Ask anyone, anywhere, what is the one place any traveller MUST visit on a journey through India? Without hesitation you will get the same answer from virtually every person on earth, the Taj Mahal. 782 more words


Chapter 2: The Career of Shahaji

AT the time when Shahaji succeeded to the mansab, the renowned Malik Ambar was at the head of the Nizam Shahi State. It is indispensable at this stage to have some general notion of the state of Ahmednagar, on the eve of its extinction. 4,190 more words



He is called by many titles, but one sticks out in my mind. The “King of Marvels”. Rightfully so. It would have been enough to say he founded Taj Mahal, to honor his beloved Mumtaz Mahal, his favorite wife. 418 more words


TAJ MAHAL: A Heart-Melting Love Story

He was 14 at the time. The grandson of Akbar the Great, famous for his empire marked by war victories, grand fortress palaces, flourishing arts and culture,  and a royal… 513 more words


The wonder that is Taj

There are a few things in this world that one must see in their lifetime. Some may say the Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon. To me, it has got to be the Taj Mahal. 155 more words