The Grand Imperial, Agra
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Like the Mughal emperors before us we abandon Fatehpur Sikri, I hope that this will not be our last visit, and that we may once again return to enjoy the tranquil beauty of this place. We leave at just after 2.00pm and head towards Agra. It's a short drive, just under an hour, so assuming the are no traffic jams or accidents …
Left hotel at 6.15am to catch the sunrise at Taj Mahal. We noticed that there was heavy fog on the way to the site - not a good sign. The Taj Mahal was fully enveloped in fog. Visibility was about 3 to 4 feet. Quite disappointing. We stayed there for about 2 hours hoping that the fog will lift but it did not. Someone once said that there are 2 type …
... probably not much. As we come into the front of the station there is a sea of people asleep on blankets on the floor, homeless or waiting for a train - not sure really ? Our bags go through a security check, and then we wait for Sunil to check what platform we leave from, not having to stress about platforms and how things works at new places is terrific. We have 1 st Class seats in Car C8, seats 22 & 23 on the train that goes to Bhopal, via Agra I assume. The train station ...
... child when she was 38yo (no mean feat!). It took him over a decade, with the use of 20,000 craftsmen for over 20 years to create this mausoleum, importing these finest tradesmen from all over the world to carve out the tonnes of marble into intricate screens, with panels inlaid with jasper, topaz, malachite and amber. Ironically a few years later, ...
... big cities, people are cooking with Open fire to cook naan bread, samosas, etc. some they have propane and sometimes it's a fire with wood. I saw ball being played with a flat bat as opposed to our round one. If u need to get shaved or hair, the barbers chair on right on the sidewalk or even under a over pass. If you need leather sandals they make the, on blankets on the sidewalk. Lots and lots of markets with all kinds of fruit and they are covered over with a cover at ...