Tags » Taj Mahal

Train to Arga and the Taj Mahal

Our train to Agra was in the afternoon, so we woke up at around 10am and took a walk round the area in the daytime, after the fallout of Dawali and the fireworks. 631 more words

Backpacking

Taj Mahal as Tej Mahal - Once again "There is a Bee in the Bonnett"

It was probably late sixties or early seventies – when a gentleman called P N Oak started appearing in Marathi magazines peddling his weird theories about well known monuments in and outside India. 949 more words

Bad Ideas

Why the Taj Mahal is at the center of India's cultural wars

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/10/18/asia/taj-mahal-india-cultural-wars/index.html

I have to be honest, I never thought the #tajmahal would not be on India’s tourism package. Almost like doing one for Texas and not including the Alamo or New York and not including Niagra falls my opinion.

Articles

October 2009, Part 2

Right around this date in October 2009, I landed at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, just outside of Mumbai, around 4 a.m. It was my first (and, so far, only) visit to India. 377 more words

Travel

Agra - Taj Mahal and More

We did a trip to Agra in the month of December. We covered the usual places. All these places are must visit when you are in Agra. 207 more words

Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal: Don't downgrade history - Ravi Shankar

India’s genius is that it outlives its conquerors, and appropriates alien influences by Indianising them. – Ravi Shankar

Monuments are the eternal ambassadors of history. They evoke reverence by defying interpretation as empirical proof of the past. 545 more words

India

Alicia Waller (@aliciarwaller) • Instagram photos and videos

CUSTOM PHOTO TOUR OF OLD DELHI AND NEW DELHI WITH ALICIA ROSA
On 9th May 2017, we hosted Alicia Rosa and her husband for a custom designed photo tour of Delhi in which we walked through some streets and markets of Old Delhi and then visited Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi. 43 more words

Agra