Agra - Taj Mahal July 9th 2011 Agra-vation...is an inappropriate pun.
The next step was to take the train to Agra, about 3 hours by train from Delhi. It was to be a brief stop, mainly to see the Taj Mahal. On arriving, we headed to the Sheela hotel, just beside the East Gate of the Taj Mahal. This was on the advice of someone we met who had been there. The East Gate has a lot of advantages over the West and South Ga ... 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