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Re-Visiting Agra

After the three-hour drive or so from Delhi to Agra, our first stop in the city was lunch. We made sure we were able to go to… 836 more words


Agra Fort

I had been to Agra Fort twice – first time in 1986 and the second time in 2007. It was, however, the first time for Deepshree. 519 more words



* series of back-blogs from past travels *

I went to India in August 2017 with a group of 17 students and 2 chaperones as part of a pre-health / nursing study abroad trip. 259 more words

Shah Jahan Under House Arrest in Agra Fort, India

Agra Fort, across the Yamuna River originally was a military structure.   Construction began in 1565 by Emperor Akbar.   Emperor Akbar was the grandfather of Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal.   522 more words

Go See the Taj Mahal in Agra, India

Captain obvious here: Things have changed a lot in India over the last 25 years.

I visited Chennai in the south of India in 1994 and again in 2000; and Mumbai in 2000 and again in 2002. 1,299 more words

Living Life

Shah Jahan's Prison

Agra has a lot of history. For example, it was once the capital of the vast Mughal empire. It is a very old and fascinating place. 831 more words


The Squirrel thought he's a model and wanted to be filmed.

Last week I visited the UNESCO World Heritage site “Agra Fort”, where I met this beautiful creature.

Usually squirrels get afraid of humans but the squirrels in Agra fort have a different mind set. 265 more words