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... the Bagh till late morning and then just go straight to Agra where we are staying tonight.
We decide to leave off a decision till we have had breakfast and see how we are feeling. The restaurant is in a separate rectangular building. They have the windows open on all sides to keep it cool. It is still early morning so not too hot yet but it looks like it is going to be another hot sunny day.
Half way through breakfast a violent wind suddenly gets ...
... at the ball and it's a ton of fun. We take pictures with them for a while and carry on with the monkeys. At the front gate we notice some baby monkeys playing with some clothes drying a few hundred yards down the way. We're laughing at taking pictures when the owners of the clothes who are working on the wall realize what's happening. The wife laughs at us laughing and yells at her husband to stop them. He runs over and angrily shees them. ...
... best spots to view the sunset, but be warned there is an admission fee ($1.50 each), yet if you walk a mere 100 meters past the entrance you get the same view... if not better as you are closer and there are no obstructions!!!
Alex and I arrived early to find a spot on the lawn and while sitting in front of the Taj Mahal we played cards, those few games were quite memorable!
The next morning we woke early for sunrise, but our excitement ...
... a combination of dal, mixed veg, rita, rice, roti, and salad! Our days usually go better when we find delicious and cheap food, especially when it cost Rps120 or $2 US.
From Rishikesh we travelled by private taxi to Ramnagar, which is the closest city to The Jim Corbett National Park. We chose to spend two days and one night in the park, giving us a chance to go deep into the park to an area called Dhakala. I loved it! If you have ever pictured ...
In the afternoon we went to get some lunch and since we were so close to the Taj Mahal, we ended up walking to the entrance of it. We had lunch really close to the West Gate.
On the way around 12 people tried to sell us or offer us something, we could see that it was an extremely touristy place.
Later we went back home and relaxed for the rest of the day.
Day 2: February 14, 2014
We had our breakfast at 10.00, again the ...