Travel Blogs from Agra
... he moved. It wasn't until he came closer and touched Gloria on her shoulder that we really kicked up a fuss and eventually he got the hint and moved on when other people started paying attention. We arrived and spent around 45 mins looking round, it was really big and it was actually pretty interesting. On the way back was the funniest part of the day. We both heard this noise and looked at each other as if to say is that what we think it is? ...
... we went straight out into old Delhi via the subway. The subway's really good and much better organised than the tube in London! You have to have a security check and metal detector each time you get on so it's fairy safe. There's also a little light which shows you which station you're at and which way you're going. In Delhi we went to a mosque and then a Sikh temple. Inside the mosque we had to cover up with a special gown. It was ...
... around. The other reason we stayed so long was the people themselves. The Taj Mahal is a display of culture and fashion and we shot quite a few photos of people only because they were so interesting and beautiful and photogenic.
Well, in the past few days we were asked so many times for a photo of us or with somebody that we actually enjoyed taking pictures of somebody else. Anyhow on that particular day ...
... t give us a proper explanation of what they did with the patties but there were thousands and thousands of these all along the roadside.
The last event of our journey was driving through a small village. This is the road to Agra from Jaipur - a main and tourist heavy route. However, the road was a bumpy mud path and had been recently affected by heavy rain creating large puddles. Puddles is an understatement - they were literally holes in ...
Saturday 28th Sept
We have a fairly hectic 4 days planned for our Golden Triangle trip around Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and then back to Delhi. Arrived at our Delhi hotel around lunchtime after our flight from Heathrow and an hour or so later our guide arrived for our first of 3 city tours. Unlike the remainder of our trip, the Golden Triangle tour is a package arranged for us by an Indian agent. So we have our own driver for 4 days and a new guide as we reach ...
Other places to stay in Agra
Taj Ganj, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $68
- Beautiful hotel
- A Sheraton with a view of the Taj Mahal
- Good hotel though slightly disappointing...
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $69
- Only average
- So-So Experience
- Horrible excuse for a luxury hotel
54, Taj Road, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $51
- Better than Clarks Jaipur
- Quite satisfactory
- Very Servicable Hotel
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 4 star hotelfrom $71
- Comfortable hotel, elegant rooms, lovely setting, excellent food and service
- Quite nice..
- Another decent Hilton
Taj East Gate, Agra | 5 star hotelfrom $271
- Definitely worth the expense
- The Only Place to Stay in Agra(vation)!
Taj Ganj, Fatehabad Road , Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Loved the Taj i
- Perfectly adequate & good service
- A Good Deal
181/2 Fatehabad road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $48
16/2/8, Commercial Complex, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $42
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $44
- Great Hotel
- Howard Park is an oasis in city of chaos.
- Good value for the money
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $26
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 1 star hotelfrom $27
Fatehabad Road, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $45
137, Station Road, Agra Cantt, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $23
6B The Mall Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $37
263 Station Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $12
Near TDI Mall, Opp Hotel Trident, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $31
181/1, Tourist Complex Area, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $13
V.I.P Road to Taj Mahal, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Tourist Complex Area, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $21
Pratappura Crossing, M.G. Road, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $34
Shaid Nagar Crossing, Shamshabad Rd, Agra | 2 star hotelfrom $13
1, Amarlok, Taj Link Road, Near Shilp Gram Parking, Agra | 3 star hotelfrom $22
Western Gate, Agra | 1 star hotelfrom $10
Block-36, Agra | Hotelfrom $40
East Gate, Taj Ganj, Agra | Hotelfrom $11
Chowk Kagziyan,South Gate, Agra | Hotelfrom $11