The Grand Imperial, Agra
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... The stuff that he was doing was disgusting and we were shocked at how they were managing to live with it. No wonder they wanted to go home! They vented about it and when we finally had to say goodbye we didn't want them to go! Aimee later messaged saying how homesick she now was. We walked back to our homestay, got scared by some dogs so asked a local to go slowly on his scooter next to us, and then we settle into ...
... still no firm decisions but at least we are starting to face the reality that we have to (begrudgingly) re-join the real world…although we are very much enjoying this period of ‘funemployment’ (our new favourite word!).
For sunset we headed to another restaurant recommended by the LP which had great views from their rooftop area – though since we had heard the food was terrible we just opted for a few sunset beers overlooking the Taj. Bliss! ...
... next door to the local "buy" anything store to purchase some pencils, colored pencils, and note books which we delivered back to the school as a thank you for allowing us to visit them.
A very late 2:30PM traditional Indian vegetarian lunch buffet in the city of Orchha was next. Luckily they did not over spice the dishes and they were better than I expected.
Orchha is also the site of some 15th-16th century ...
... explained that the inlaid designs in the marble caught the sunlight just right during the morning hours that it looked as though the certain parts of the building were coated in glitter and it was truly amazing to see. Who knows if the architects and artists knew that this would happen in the 1630’s when it was being built, but either way the result was amazing.
Moving around the brilliant building, the angle of the light caused this sparkle effect ...
... the fort when the emperor and the queen had lived, Agra Fort.
The massive red sandstone fort was originally constructed by Shah Jahan's grandfather,
Emperor Akbar in 1565. This site also had tons of tourists and we navigated our way over the wet and dry moats to the interior of the fort. We were able to tour a small section of the grounds that was opened to the public. The rest of the grounds are being restored or was being used by the ...