Agra - For a day. July 26th 2011 We had booked a return trip from Delhi to Agra so we could take a peek at the Taj Mahal. A few people had said that other than the Taj, there isn't much else in Agra to see or do except get harassed by touts. So we decided against staying overnight.
Our booking had us on the sleeper class for the four hour ride down and the A/C Chair class on the two and a half hour express back. This was ... 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
Heading out on the road again. This summer we're doing a 3 week trip to Colombia, South America. A whole new continent and way of life await as we've yet to experience this part of the world. Beaches and National Parks await with a touch of colonial cities thrown in for some culture. It feels good to be starting a new adventure. ... full info