Albania is not well known as a travel destination from Australia. Located between Greece and Italy, Albania is a country of ancient ruins and castles, picturesque rural landscapes, spectacular mountains and a stunning, unspoilt coastline. 121 more words
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I am not a charter bus traveler. I refuse to stay in an chain hotel or eat something that is an American company. (Unless it’s McDonald’s in India… then I’ve rationalized that it’s ok to get a McSpicy Paneer.) One time I showed up for a free walking tour and the guy had an orange umbrella that we were supposed to follow around… and I bailed half way through. 646 more words
Day 6: Agra
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Travelling on to Agra, we stop en route at the deserted Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri (approx 4 hrs).
The magnificent deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, but was abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water.