Usha Kiran Palace Hotel & Tower
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... t agree more! We were literally shooting in the dark. After a while, it was nice to just stand and stare at the silhouette of the Taj.
While I wouldn't go so far as calling this 'Taj by moonlight' promotions a scam, it just really wasn't anything quite so romantic or amazing. Perhaps we came at the wrong time of year when the position of the moon wasn't quite right ...it was nonetheless a fun evening.
Next, we ...
... it we thought the bazaar would be worth a look back in town. Given that it's run up to Diwali, you can buy sweets everywhere. We headed back to the market for a chai and these little yellow balls of pure diabetes, the names of which I forget but it could be ladoo. Diwali basically contains two of my favourite things; Sweets and fireworks. Now if the sweets were served ...
... open at night. The only option then is to go out for dinner: We called to make a reservation at a very nice hotel close by. Unfortunately, they said it was fully booked but we still went there hoping to just have a sunset drink. However, when they saw we were so nicely dressed, with our “uniforms”, they let us have dinner there. What a surprise to see that there were only two more ...
... trees outside start to wave about and dust starts blowing in at the windows. The waiters hurriedly go round to close them all. Its a dust storm which has blown in from the deserts of Rajastan which is quite common at this time of year.
With the wind it feels considerably cooler so we decide we will go to Fatehpur Sikri and see what it is like when we get there. Its not much of a detour from the road to Agra anyway.
The ruined city itself hasn't changed any ...
... promised never to remarry and to build the richest mausoleum over her grave. He kept his promise and began plans for the Taj Mahal. It took 22 years and 22,000 workers to construct, this amazing monument now counts amongst one of the 'seven wonders of the world'.
After a few hours of taking pictures and sitting taking in the amazing building we left and went to the Red Fort which was where the Emperor was ...