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Thursday Doors

Here are some fine doors from the Red Fort or Lal Quila, in Delhi, about which I must blog when I get time. The fort was designed by the same architect who built the Taj Mahal. 644 more words

India

Taj Mahal

       Imagine you passed away, your wealthy partner is heartbroken. Would he/she build a grand monument in your dedication? (To be honest, I don’t think so) Only once in the world has there been such a case. 409 more words

Asia

ON THIS DAY: January 22, 2017

January 22nd is

Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

Blonde Brownie Day

National Hot Sauce Day *

Southern Food Day

Roe v Wade Day *
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History

Wah Taj!

Every one knows about Taj. The timeless embodiment of love of emperor Shah Jahan for his lady Mumtaz. It is one of the marvelous creation of man on earth. 1,218 more words

Life

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

Train

Taj Mahal

Before I went to the Taj Mahal, I had heard too many people in India saying that it was nothing great. Wanting to judge it for myself, I took a train from Delhi to Agra to go check it out. 44 more words

What pegman saw : Decay lurked in every petal

Google Street View of Burhhanpur

Jahan stood at the balcony, the lazy brown curl of the Tapti River winding below.

On the water, a fisherman threw his soaked net with a practiced swing, a pair of snake-necked comorants diving from the muddy shore into the boil of panicked fish. 210 more words