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... who built the Taj Mahal for his wife built it and lived here before moving to Agra. It was the same man (Akbar) whose tomb we visited earlier. He decided to build the town, which was surrounded by an enormous wall, for a minister or holy man who was from the area. Akbar had three wives and none of them were ever able to have children. This holy man blessed his Muslim wife and she had a daughter.
The palace grounds were stunning. We entered in to the ...
... Indian style by a deluge of hawkers
and salesmen all out for a quick rupee. It was interesting to see our first Taj
Mahal postcard books as we were not too far from Agra. These blokes do not miss
a trick. We were also regaled by the usual offer of a guide. For once we
relented which proved to be a good decision as he was extremely knowledgeable
and a very friendly chap.
There are a few choices when it comes touring the park;
... see from the fort - we couldn't but we did see it the next morning. As we left the fort Ricky explained he would take us to something called the Star ????, not realising what is was we acquiesced and surprise surprise ended up at a jewellery shop!! Talk about bling. Karen retired early to watch a young lad doing the very fiddly butappalling gold and jewelled embroidery on black velvet while the others were taken round to see all the displays. Jude ...
... Rajasthan. I have to say the difference between the two states is quite stark. Our guide (who is from Rajasthan) said that even the Indians refer to Uttar Pradesh as "'Ulta Pradesh" ('ulta' meaning 'upside down' in Hindi!).
At Fatehpur Sikri it seemed more like the India as we know it - crowded, pesky touts, beggars ... but surprisingly clean toilets I must say! Having said that, here we were hounded by two ...
... actions, and it's hard to explain, but insecurity on that level isn't based in rational thought and it takes a lot of effort for me to take a step back and think, ok, not everything is about me. I don't need to go and lock myself in my room, crawl under the bed and cry for an hour.
But yeah. Just because they're rude to you it's not because they hate you ...