Hotel Yamuna View
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... us around. Very impressive building built using
red sandstone with some beautiful carvings, screens and architecture.
There were some very cute squirrels and beautiful green parrots. It
is a huge complex and only about 25% is open to the public. The guy
who ordered the building of the Taj Mahal- Shah Jehan was
imprisoned there for the last 8 years of his life after his son
deposed him. He could look over the Taj from his balcony.
Then the ...
... Hotels all closed.” The driver turned to face us. “Look, all hotels in the area closed because of high risk alert. Only way to get a hotel is booking at government office. I take you there.” Another “government office”? This is all starting to become like some kind of nightmare. It's about 9pm now and we have no idea where we are, this whole situation is clearly a scam. How many people were in on this from the beginning? Does everybody just play along, ...
... off. We are not giving in to the rickshaw Mafia! We found the bus we were looking for after only asking around 20 Indians! Result. It was an AC Volvo bus. Pretty fancy. We got some bus snacks and settled down for the journey. It was only 3 hours to Agra and the ride was smooth and along the motorway. We arrived around 11.30. We had another argument with a rickshaw driver who eventually agreed to our price and took us to our hostel which was 45 minutes away. ...
... s as a mausoleum for his late wife, Mumtaz Mahal. In total, the building took 22 years to complete, and was completed entirely by human labour, which is astounding given the level of detail poured into every surface. The Mughals were known for their love of symmetry, as well, and every side of the grounds is a mirror image to the other, which is fascinating to see. Their love of symmetry was so great that they created a building identical to the mosque (which sits about 50 meters to the ...
... terrain. It would be open road for a period until we reached a village and succumbed to the usual honking and congestion then back to open road. We stopped for a snack at a nice rest stop and got mango juice and Masala flavored Lays. We got to our adorable last hotel, Jas Vilas. It was just as pretty as the photos. Ben got sick that night so I had a quiet dinner in the garden by the pool - plain pasta with fruit (still recovering). We were ready to see Jaipur the next ...