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24th – 25th April 2015

Last night we experienced our second sleeper train, but this time in 3AC as the rest were all full. We wasn’t looking forward to this journey as we had heard 3AC was small and cramped but surprisingly we had plenty of room and both slept perfectly fine! 484 more words

Het verhaal van Sexy Johny

“Do you still know my name, sir?” Vraagt de jonge Tuk-tuk bestuurder terwijl hij mij met een brede glimlach aankijkt in de zijspiegel. “Johny” antwoord ik hem, maar hij verbetert: … 773 more words


Two days in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

After four days in Mathura covering the first days of Holi I took a bus down to Agra. I’ve been before but with it only 50km away it was hard to resist shooting the Taj Mahal again with fresh eyes; 7 years on from my first visit. 29 more words

Travel Photography

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