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Picture of the day: Agra fort

This is the entrance of the impressive Red Fort in Agra in Northern India. It is huge and impressive, and for a person that is interested in history as I am, I enjoyed it quite a lot.



Agra, Part 1: Where Mughal Emperors Reign(ed)

Having recently finished The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie, which takes place in and around the city that is Fatehpur Sikri, I have newfound appreciation for the great sandstone marvel that is this place. 1,051 more words


Taj Mahal Fever

We were able to sift through the many layers of travel services and procured a bus reservation from New Delhi to Agra.  We waited on the road outside a restaurant from 6:30 to 7:30 just to be sure we did not miss it.  232 more words


Having New Favourites

The recent trip to the North has helped in changing a few ideas that I had about the geography of India, and is a very good boost to my knowledge about the location of the major cities and monuments. 745 more words


Delhi-ted to Mahal you.

Shoshana and I caught the same flight from Yangon to Bangkok – it was the kind of flight where you land as soon as you take off. 659 more words


Agra culture

This is the view from the cheap seats.

It’s the main reason over 3 million tourists visit Agra every year. Though it was once the capital of India in the 17th Century, Agra now draws people in thanks to the Taj Mahal, which, at this point, has to qualify as one of the most recognizable monuments in the world. 1,063 more words


India 2015 - Day 4 "And relax ..."

Overnight we had made an executive decision, we were tired out so we would have just half a day looking at things then chill out. It is supposed to be a holiday after all. 479 more words