Usha Kiran Palace Hotel & Tower
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... involved firing a few off ourselves inbetween taking cover from the neighbour's fireworks! It really is crazy, no gloves and bucket of water with the sparklers like at home, you just get stuck in, rockets being fired off everywhere, catherine wheels propelling themselves along the ground, bangers going off everywhere - carnage, but a lot of fun! Glad we decided to include Agra on the ittinenary.
... you the sights, with commentary they've parroted countless times. Then (and this is the important part to them!), they inevitably take us to 1-2 shops which pay them a commission for anything we buy. It's usually good for a wasted hour, but on the upside, the air con is welcome, as well as a courtesy drink which usually offered. It goes with the territory, and we just grin and bear it, ...
... Joanna wasn’t feeling very well so she went off to the toilet whilst we got some more photos sorted out – some cheesey shots and some of us trying to jump off a bench that looked quite funny! We walked down the main paths to the middle plinth that had the famous Princess Diana bench on it. We queued here for a while before we managed to get some shots of us as a group. Nearby as well, Doug managed to get some photos of the building reflected in a pool which looked like ...
... if anything looks or sounds weird...again....sorry. It's been hard to keep up with these diligently! But I'm trying!!
Soo, we drove for 5 hours to Agra where the Taj Mahal was. We stopped at a rest stop on the way there and you know all the warnings about Indian food and how it will make you sick and to watch out and blah blah blah! Well we stopped at this rest stop and ate food which they exactly advised not to eat...Hahaha it was like this ...
... off the train.
I was picked up at Agra Cantt station and taken to the hotel. It wasn't a nice journey and Agra is a dump to be honest. Such a shame with its beautiful Taj Mahal, but I guess the tourists will come anyway, so why bother cleaning it up.
We pulled up and I was told to wait in the car. The hotel receptionist came out and told me I had arrived at the wrong hotel, I was booked into 'the very nice' Taj Palace, not Taj Resorts. I knew this was ...