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The Taj Mahal

Top of my bucket list. A place I thought I would never get to see. The beautiful Taj Mahal in Agra. And what’s more, with some crafty itinerary planning, we’re visiting it on my birthday. 368 more words

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Agra, India (a must-see monument and a rug I didn't know I needed)

On the way to Agra we stopped at Khole Ke Hanuman Ji Temple complex, a Hindu monkey temple that was interesting but had an outrageous amount of begging and holy men that let you inside the temples and then forcefully ask for a donation. 606 more words


Taj Mahal Story for Valentine's Day

Taj Mahal is the symbol of the great love story of Prince Shah Jehan (1592-1666) and Arjumand Bano. He was the grandson of Akbar the Great Moghul King; she the fourteen year old daughter of Asaf Khan, a highly influential official in the Moghul court. 319 more words

Weekend Retreat - Taj Mahal & More (Photos)

“Sometimes a little getaway is all you need for refreshing the senses.” This is one mantra I had heard time and again, but never put to test. 939 more words


Advancing on Agra

Tuesday we left Delhi for Agra. We’d booked a car to drive us the three-four hours to Agra, rather than hassle with the train. I’m glad we did. 867 more words


Agra Fort

As we’re now twice as old as teenagers we decided┬áthat catching the train to Agra was not an adventure we wanted and it would be far more convenient and direct to just hire a car, with a driver. 109 more words