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April 23rd 2018
Published: April 25th 2018
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Well managed to get down for breakfast on time! Left hotel at 7.45 am for 5 hour coach journey to Agra, quite a nice trip stopping a couple of times for toilet breaks, Agra was not what I expected at all, in a good way! I thought with it being the home to the largest monument it would be quite cosmopolitan, but it was explained that the money made from tourism went to the government and not to the local economy! After checking into hotel we headed straight to the Taj, to say it was spectacular would be an understatement! 22 years to build! I don’t think any picture could do it justice.
Julie & I sat on one of the benches near to the Princess Diana bench and spent the next half hour being asked if people could have their pictures taken with us ( think it had something to do with us both having blonde hair.

Quick change back at hotel & onto restaurant for meal, choice of Indian, Chinese so had a change from Indian!
A magician preformed for us following by a Bollywood dancer, all up dancing, really good fun and lots of laughter, we then (well quite a few of us had a henna tattoo drawn on our hands, a really good day & night, last hour sat on roof of hotel and chilled


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