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16th January, 2016 - Agra.

Yesterday we visited the Hanuman statue that we had spotted from the Metro. We drove past this massive monkey-God at 5am on our way to Delhi train station. 639 more words


Haryana et Pendjab

Après une petite soirée d’au revoir avec les copains parisiens, le jour du départ est enfin arrivé! Edouard nous a gentiment conduit jusqu’à Roissy CDG, et nous avons décollé pour New-Delhi, via Bombay. 1,476 more words


Taj Mahal, a tomb of Love, or Lust

The train is nothing fancy, we booked the cheaper class, Chair Car (CC) but the food served was good for the amount we paid. We were served with chocolate cookies, tea, vegetarian finger food (I can’t recall the name), bread with butter, lemon drinks and water bottles. 2,139 more words


Take My Breath Away

It’s not everyday that something takes your breath away. I arrived in the Garden of the Moon ( a large field) at sunset. Across a shallow lake, I could only glimpse the building that was to make me gasp in the morning at dawn. 443 more words


Agra, India

Sirius and I had the opportunity to go to India this last summer and explore two of the architectural wonders of India, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. 270 more words


Forts, frustrations and a first glimpse of the Taj.

Saturday 12 November 2016 – Agra, India.

The day did not start off brilliantly. My throat is really sore and the air is foul, I can taste the pollution, it is very unpleasant. 1,701 more words


Highlights of Agra

Entering Agra district, we first visited Sikandara, the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. The mausoleum was a beautiful red sandstone structure in the middle of a well-maintained lawn, which had deers roaming around the park. 1,020 more words