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near Tomb of old Akbar the Great  

near Tomb of old Akbar the Great

Laxman Rao and the Taj Mahal

November 8th 2014
Current Mood: Numb Panoramic images are from the rear of Taj Mahal and the tombs of Akbar the great. Well well well… What can I say?! India can be a country that can at times be very comfortable (in-between bathroom breaks) leaving you feeling extremely happy, some saying “enlightened”. India Can also be a country that can absolutely break your spirit (During bathroom rushes) making you cu ... read more
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Indian Flag 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
11th November 2014

Happy Birthday!
How fabulous that you found such sweet, gorgeous, quiet spots among the craziness of the poo streets! You really have me wanting to go to India with your great tips--Little Taj and Akbar's tomb. The Dehli belly seems pretty formidable though as a street food aficionado, my tummy is stronger than most. Loved both the video on Laxman Rao and your pilgrimage to meet him--these off-beat meet-ups give such meaning to travel. And good to hear there's affordable AC, but horrendous hearing of the trains. I hate booking anything ahead, but it seems my spontaneous ways may not be so safe or comfy--yikes!

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