Fatehpur Sikri and Agra October 27th 2007 My original plan was to start driving from Delhi to Agra at 3:00 AM so that I could cover the 200+ Km distance and be at the Taj Mahal to see and photograph the sunrise from the monument. But my colleagues Manish Kapoor and Ashok Aggarwal strongly discouraged me to follow this plan citing safety concerns with this particular route at this early time of day.
Manish arranged with a transportation ... read more
Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Welcome to my travelblogs!
More than anything, these blogs are a means for capturing my thoughts and experiences as I wander the World. Though they are now useful for sharing these experiences with friends and family, I hope that they will also help me relive the experiences someday when my memories become dulled by time.
I have been fortunate enough during my lifetime to have straddled the developing and developed areas of the planet. During my childhood in my native El Salvador, I was amused but extremely curious about these strange visitors that a... full info