Hotel Prem Sagar
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... to build, and it employed an army of the finest craftsmen in the world. Its cost must have been astronomical, perhaps even ruinous. But it is gorgeous.
The Moghuls were descended from the Mongols who under Ghengis Khan and Timur (Tamerlane) swept out of Mongolia westward and conquered most of the world. The Moghuls eventually converted to Islam, and leaving their root culture of the central Asian steppes they adopted a Persian-influenced tradition. In ...
... We were running out of time, as the sun sets quickly in India, but after a quick search along the river we spotted a derelict, half-sunken rowing boat. There didn’t seem to be anyone around at first, but as we began nosing around the boat some more, an elderly fisherman appeared. After a quick discussion, he agreed to take us out onto the river for a small fee. Getting onto the boat was hilarious. All three of us had to sit exactly on the centre line of the deck or ...
... following birds and animals:
grouse or quail
We finally arrived in Agra and checked in at the Trident Hotel. It is a beautiful, modern hotel and we made ourselves at home. ...
... I want my seat and now. Perhaps it's because I have been pre-warned and it shows (thanks Dave). Another hint is never to open a bottle of carbonated drink halfway through the train journey. It makes a hell of a mess on the floor (you know who you are). In complete contrast to the previously described local bus trip, is the dedicated private small bus experience. It's actually quite nice to be pampered sometime. Just need to bare in mind that the ...
... the past we could actually go into the tower where Shah Jehan spent his last days, looking across the Yamuna at the Taj. I recall standing in that marbled tower, by the window where Shah Jehan may have lain - with a clear view of his beloved Mumtaz Mahal's mausoleum. Today, the tower is closed off, and the view of the Taj shrouded in smog and haze.
We made a quick stop at a place that did marble inlay work (all Very Expensive) before heading back to the hotel.
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