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All in love is fair in Agra

January 25th 2015
HE SAID... We were leaving Delhi and travelling south to Agra, and we had a very early start. I’d set the alarm for 3.45am, as we needed to leave the hotel by 5am to catch our 6am train. However, we overslept and didn’t wake until 4.30am. We managed to shower, pack and be in the foyer by 4.55am – it’s the fastest we’ve ever moved in the morning. We jumped into a taxi an ... 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
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9th April 2015

The majestic Taj Mahal
I am so behind in my reading, however I couldn't resist looking at this one, although I am hardly reading your trip in order! The Taj Mahal remains one of my favourite places I've visited, and even though it was a grey day, it is still completely stunning. Did you make it to Fatehpur Sikri? It was gorgeous up there and we seemed to have the place to ourselves.
9th April 2015

Re: The majestic Taj Mahal
We loved our visit to Agra Rachael. And even though I was bemoaning the lack of blue skies - excessive crowds would have ruined the experience of being able to walk around pretty freely. Fatehpur Sikri was on the original sites list, but fell of due to lack of time. p.s. I'm saving your Indonesian blogs to read over the weekend...with a cuppa!

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