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Goodbye, Chennai. Hello, Agra!

INDIA | Fri, 4 Nov 2016 | By gpcuriel | Views [466]

November 3, 2016 It's been a few days since I've written. I have been out late and was too distracted to keep up. To summarize the past few days, I mostly explored the other portions of Chennai that I hadn't gotten around to yet. Those areas are Elliot's ... Read more >

Tags: agra, chennai, india, t nagar, taj mahal, tamil nadu

Photos: Dernière semaine en Inde!

INDIA | Sun, 1 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Comme notre e-visa expire dans environ une semaine, nous décidons de prendre un vol de Mumbai à Amristar dans la région du Punjab au nord de l'Inde. Dès la sortie de l'avion, nous sentons tout de suite la différence de température qui est beaucoup plus ... Read more >
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Tags: agra, amristar, taj mahal, temple dor

Our Summer Trip to the Historical City of Agra!

INDIA | Fri, 17 Apr 2015 | By ankitgupta | Views [369]

Summer holidays always have been a source of fun for our kids. However, for us, it was a source of a lot of trouble. Handling kids 24x7 for more than a month with only a few routine options to keep them entertained is a big problem. For the past two ... Read more >

Tags: agra, summer holidays, taj mahal

Beauty of the beholder

INDIA | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By sophiew | Views [665]

'Come in', she said. Her hands were old and crinkled, the henna sunk deep into the cracks around her nails and the divets of her fingers. I sat down across the table from her and she took my hand in hers, all the while never meeting my eyes. 'What ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, ganges, india, love, taj mahal, temples

Taj Mahal

INDIA | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [1402] | Comments [1]

Taj Mahal Posted on   March 8, 2014 by   James Agra – Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 We arrived in  Agra  at 9:30 on Saturday morning. When we pulled into the train station it was the culmination of our longest ... Read more >

Tags: iconic sights, india, love, sights, taj mahal

Recap of our first week in India

INDIA | Fri, 28 Feb 2014 | By tnj4884 | Views [1418]

As with most people who first arrive in India, I was prepared to be blown away by bright colored Saris, spice-laden food and a culture as vibrant and rich as both. However, as with most people, upon arriving in Delhi my first thought was OH GOD GET ME ... Read more >

Tags: forts, india, rajasthan, taj mahal

New Delhi, Snoop Dogg, and the Taj Mahal

INDIA | Fri, 17 Jan 2014 | By matton88 | Views [1788]

INDIA PT. 2: SNOOP DOGGIN' IN DELHI WITH MY FRIEND TAJ M. AHAL   [suggestion]   Check out the full blog post for pictures:  Check out the blog for photos :    http://www.thetunablog.com/2014/01/india-... Read more >

Tags: agra, india, jaipur, new delhi, snoop dogg, taj mahal, the tuna school of thought

Agra and Varanasi, Utter Pradesh

INDIA | Thu, 2 May 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [952]

So, our train journey to Agra. It wasn't pretty. Think of squashed sardines in a tin can and you still won't be close! As our train arrived on the platform there were already bodies hanging out of the doors. Somehow we managed to find a slightly ... Read more >

Tags: river ganges, taj mahal

My Indian Birthday Gift

PHILIPPINES | Fri, 19 Oct 2012 | By keeponwalking | Views [785]

I have always been interested in everything Indian. Indian accessories, sculptures, patterns, mandala, gods, Indian eyes, Indian food, etc. I've always been wanting to see Taj Mahal. I met someone in Vietnam who has been in and out of India for lots ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, colorful, india, portraits, solo, taj mahal


INDIA | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1405]

For some strange reason, I felt it necessary to try arriving at New Delhi Railway Station well ahead of time, 1.5 hours to be precise. Despite the chaotics scenes around the station, the train system actually functions quite well and my train to ... Read more >

Tags: agra, fatehpur sikri, fort, india, taj mahal, unesco

India Travel 101: A Guide to Northern India

INDIA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [16427] | Comments [1]

Rich in history and culture, India is an incredibly fascinating country to visit. It has so much to offer in terms of astonishing World Heritage Sites, delicious cuisine, as well as some amazing shopping. A great place to start exploring this captivating ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, food, getting around, india, northern india, people, taj mahal, transport, travel, travel 101

INDIA: I'll Never Do It Again

USA | Thu, 31 Mar 2011 | By chrisaknight | Views [6333]

Hey guys, a pink goat!   Sadly, after a couple of weeks here sights like this barely even register.  This was probably the fifth pink goat we'd seen that morning so he was completely justified by looking at me like I'm pretty strange - or the paparazzi ... Read more >

Tags: india, jaipur, taj mahal, udaipur


INDIA | Tue, 5 Oct 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [908]

Back from the Punjab and into a capital fully ready for some event or other.  The turnaround now is remarkable, though the current manifestation is lifeless and sterile.  It's Gandhi's birthday and instead of a day of jubilation and rejoicing we see ... Read more >

Tags: crazy iranians, sword, taj mahal, tombs

Dia 16-17: Llego a Agra... POR FIN EL TAJ MAHAL!!!!!

SPAIN | Mon, 16 Aug 2010 | By dayangchi | Views [970]

Bueno... como presentía ayer fue un día sin nada... salí tarde de Jaipur, a las 2 y pico, y la verdad es que pasé la mañana haciendo el perro... lo malo, otra vez, fue que, a la hora de comprar, no había billetes cómodos. Esta vez lo único ... Read more >

Tags: agra, belleza, india, maravilla, perfecto, taj mahal, templo

Conmen, Cowpats and Corpses

INDIA | Wed, 16 Dec 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [4066] | Comments [3]

After all that trekking we headed back to Kathmandu for some more relaxation, shopping and to reunite with our Tibet team mates who corrupted us to attend a ‘two for the price of one’ cocktail evening... And we even managed ... Read more >

Tags: agra, border crossing, delhi, fatehpur sikri, sunauli, taj mahal, varanasi

big Taj and baby Taj

INDIA | Wed, 15 Jul 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1449]

another overnight train from Varanasi and we stepped out into the hot sunshine at Agra, home of the Taj Mahal. We were supposed to be picked up by our hotel but they were late so we called and waited for 30 minutes. After arriving we waited again for ... Read more >

Tags: agra, taj mahal

Quick Update

INDIA | Mon, 1 Dec 2008 | By chrismoon | Views [620]

Right just a quick update, we're on the last day of our tour of Rajasthan, this afternoon we start a 30 hour train journey to Goa where we've booked some diving! We've just visited the Taj Mahal, but unfortunately it's really foggy here today so some ... Read more >

Tags: agra, india, taj mahal

Uttar Pradesh - Agra

INDIA | Wed, 12 Nov 2008 | By pshah13 | Views [664]

We were very lucky to see the full magnificent beauty of the Taj unfold itself from the mist and fog that surrounds it these days in winter. The heavy fog is an unfortunate condition due in part to global warming and pollution and it keeps the Taj shrouded ... Read more >

Tags: agra, taj mahal

Agra, Agra, Agra

INDIA | Sun, 12 Oct 2008 | By davidw | Views [1186]

Up before the sun, into the bus, drive through the already busy streets of Agra, off the bus, “no I don’t want to buy bangles, postcards, miniature chess sets…’ onto small electric bus, past monkeys and cows, stand in line, wait for tickets, jostle ... Read more >

Tags: agra, taj mahal


INDIA | Sat, 11 Oct 2008 | By davidw | Views [911]

As the winner of this years World Nomads/National Geographic documentary scholarship I headed to India on a World Expedition Tour. A great chance to see some sights and to make a film during the community development phase of the trip with the help of ... Read more >

Tags: agra, delhi, india, taj mahal

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