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... breakfast and rather than saying thank you, he asks for more!... Flabbergasted!
Wasn't too sure what to expect from Agra, but was thinking tourist and rickshaw driver overload, but actually wasn't to bad. We saw the Agra Fort on the first day, which was really impressive, with the audio tour adding a nice bit of history and context, and then had dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the Taj Mahal. ...
... by the intricate but simple design of the royal residences. This is not uncommon among the historical Moghul buildings we've visited. You can still imagine the opulence despite the deterioration of time. So interesting.
At night, we visited a village which included a traditional Rajastani dinner as well as singing, dancing, magic, crafts, and puppet performances. We wandered from stage ...
... to share! Not as cheap as we had though too as everywhere advertises prices without adding on tax – which is about 20-25% added. After dinner we headed back to the hotel where we had to get the manager to change the bed sheets as they were still dirty before we could go to bed!
Early get up today as we were off to the Taj Mahal! Alarm went off at 5:30 so we got ourselves ready and had Ajitsan pick us up at 6am. We only literally drove around the corner ...
... yourself. It is freezing that time of the morning and it was great that there were ladies walking around selling chai tea and coffee. I am not a big zoo fan, but the Dajeerling zoo was unique, having animals from the surroundings not often seen e.g.snow leopard, Himalayan wolf and red pandas and having a breeding
program to restock some of these animals in the wild. The Dajeerling Mountaineering institute was nice, especially if you are going to do some trekking, ...
... light constantly changed. In the last stages of sunlight more and more people appeared including some souvenir sellers (see pics for one of the funniest ones).
It was the perfect way to end my first day in India. We went back to my hotel. On the way we of course had to pass by a marble arts craft shop, but they realized that I wasn't interested at all. I walked back the last meters to my hotel, had a nice chicken tikka and kingfisher beer before I went happily and exhausted to bed. ...