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... but the real Red Fort was back in Delhi, and we didn't go inside because that guide told us the Agra fort was more impressive to tour. Our guide here agreed and showed us the history and rooms of this massive red stone structure. All of this of course was the warm up for the crown jewel if you will, the "Top wonder of the modern world" the Taj Mahal. Calling it impressive is really an understatement. It was also very crowded (who doesn't want to see a top ...
... either side of the driver and people hanging on out the sides … amazing !
Motorbikes – I saw four people on one - three people was not unusual and most do not wear helmets. In some instances I saw the driver wearing a helmet but not the passengers.
Fortunately we didn’t see any accidents thank goodness.
I asked our guide if he ever tires of hearing the noise from ...
... from the entrance of another temple below and hundreds and hundreds of birds were flying around us. It was incredible.
All of the people there bent down to touch the first step of the temple before walking in. They also turned around and walked backwards for the few first steps as they exited. It would have been cool to read more about this before coming to appreciate it more, but you notice a lot when you don’t know anything too. The murals in ...
Got up a 5:30am, 7 mins of tabata's, climbed to the rooftop only to be greeted by the same overwhelming fog as yesterday! The Taj was engulfed by clouds of upended water and pollution which roamed the streets whilst the artificial lights lit street in vain. The south gate was vaguely silhouetted due to a shining light. The sun never broke thick blanket of ...
... s, and many more. This was the former hunting grounds of a Maharaja and now is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Back to the train for a more leisurely breakfast.
Back on the train for what was supposed to be a short trip to Agra. After an hour of not even moving we wondersed what was going on, but no update. As the second hour passed and no update we went on a mission to find out what was happening. It seemed ...