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... Arron & our Audi have been very lucky.
Animals mostly Cows, Dogs, some Bulls, Horses and few Goats rome the streets freely in the towns, owned by no one, they are fed by the people as the Hindu's (which are 75% of the 26 million population in Delhi alone) believe to feed the living animal is good luck especially the Cow which is a sacred animal here in India.
Thankfully it's low season so on total we have only see a few western faces and ...
... side of the resort to the other, about a parking lot's distance, yet we were told with all the hoopla it would take about an hour to go from one side to the other. Here's the setting. Abhi mounts a glamorously decorated white mare with swore In hand. A fancy cloth Indian umbrella is being held over his head by a man standing behind the horse. About ten other men stand lined up on either side, holding large decorative lanterns and forming the path in front of Abhi. The 8 ...
... cool – the intricate work in the marble is quite impressive. After this, KK took us to various viewpoints of the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort from across the river. At one place, there were some professional clothes washers in action. Apparently they offer a 1-day service, picking up the clothes from hotels and other places and dropping them back in the evening. They wash the clothes in the river using some cheap chemical and then let them dry in the sun. KK ...
Back up the ramp, it was even more slippery, particularly in socks so I took them off and walked bare feet, putting both socks and shoes on once up the top.
We walked around part of the building admiring the gardens and then back to Jeff at the Gate then back to the bus.
Back to Delhi
We were supposed to have left the Agra area at 3pm and take the old road back ...
... open sewers and was dirtier than Jaipur. As it is March and there has been rain, we smelled nothing. Our guide explained that October or March is the best time to visit India. Monsoons and soaring heat of 125+ makes the rest of the time so difficult.