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15 november 2015. agra, india. day 2.

in the morning we left for agra. once we arrived, we headed to the Agra fort. it was huge. there are giant walls all around it and it must be miles long. 393 more words


Delightfully Yours, Delhi and Agra

The sudden drop in Bangalore’s temperature took me back to the cold winter of early ’13, and in particular, the frosty weather in Delhi. My family and I had taken a mini-vacation to visit my dad who was working in Delhi at that time – we toured around the heritage sites of Delhi and Agra, stuffing our faces with Delhi’s delightful culinary creations while wearing as many woollens as possible. 968 more words


Taj Mahal and some thoughts on love

I have seen Taj Mahal. From a train. I was fortunate enough to look at it from the train’s door as my hair and clothes fluttered with the air that blew from the outside of the moving train. 335 more words

Red Standstone

There once was a Shah,
who brought religions together
to live in peace.

Upon red sandstone
he marked with liberal symbols
unified were they.

Tolerant was he: 12 more words

Taste It All


The next day (17th November) it was time to move on to Agra and the beautiful Taj Mahal. Our train ride to Agra was an uncomfortable experience; as we rode out of Delhi, the full extent of India’s huge problems with poverty and destitution seemed exhibited for the whole train to experience. 610 more words


Diwan-i-Am, Agra Fort

The Diwan-i-Am or Hall of Audience located in the Red Fort of Delhi was where the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658) and his successors received members of the general public and heard their grievances. 10 more words


View of Tajmahal from Agra Fort

Aurangzeb imprisoned Shah Jahan, his own father, in the AGRA FORT for 8 years until he died in 1666 and was buried in the Taj Mahal alongside his wife Mumtaj Mahal. 109 more words