Gaurav Boarding House
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... a nice bloke ay. Then you learn he had about 5000 concubines too though to be fair, that was kind of normal in those days. He probably treated them well I guess though I have no idea why you'd what three wives and 5000 concubines. You only have one penis, dude.
And then you learn that he had a game board made out of tiles in the courtyard where he used to play ...
... you supposed see something without walking? Crawl?? The baby taj's main structure is a much smaller scale symmetrical four arched memorial in red stone with many intricate carvings and scriptures. Inside were more stunning inlayed tiles and patterns as well as several small tombs. It was a really great build up in our excitement for the real wonder we were about to see for the first time up close and personal.
Our tour leader, Anil, made the suggestion to go to ...
... thought carving the marble is pretty easy thing to do until the man who gave a brief presentation about the work of marble. He showed us how to carve the marble and allowed us to carve and it was hard! We were amazed how they would give their time and take a lot of patience. The man explained to us how to tell if it is real marble or not, by using a flashlight, he put flashlight on marble and the color would stand out even more.
This was our first (and only train journey) in India so worth a separate blog entry! We had booked two A/C 2 (air conditioned second class) tickets for the train from Agra to Varanasi via an agent. This was a sleeper train due to take about 12 hours. It’s quite a popular tourist route with the trains booked up quickly. However, we had been duped and were actually given tickets for A/C 3 (third class), which we did not realise until we got on to the train. ...
... was lovely and warm, beautiful eyes and smiles. They were well cared for! How she carried them was a bit shocking though, picking them up like dolls, but they didn't seem to mind. From there we moved to the next room with about 15 cots and highchairs. A lady who called Didi ushered Clíona over to feed a child straight away and Miriam was jumped on by children with a math books. She went through the colours, animals and shapes with them, a child grabbed onto her ...