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Dusty Bikes

A line of bikes on the road between Fatepur Sikri and Agra. Street scenes in India are endlessly fascinating.

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The Crown Palace aka Taj Mahal

Taj means crown
Mahal means palace

Crown Palace

This wasn’t part of my original plan as I figured that I’d be going home as soon as the training ended, however the training ended a day earlier than I had believed which meant I had a full day to myself. noch 592 Wörter


Onto the Pink City!

We are finally out of Delhi! Actually, we have been for several days now but the entire experience there has given me risidual writer’s block. noch 1.074 Wörter


Highest Gateway In World

Buland Darwaza , or the “Gate of Magnificence”, was built in 1576 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is 43 km from Agra, India. noch 23 Wörter


A scene from India

As we traveled through the bustling streets of Agra our horse and driver seemed indifferent to all of the activity and the strange smells created by a mixture the rubbish that was often well trampled into the dirt streets, the open sewers or the fact that some people just squatted down to do their business wherever they pleased and the multitude street vendors offering curries , roti breads and a host of other Indian cooking. noch 261 Wörter



“Considered one of the world’s most iconic landmarks and elected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is #3 on the Travelers’ Choice list of top landmarks for 2015. noch 39 Wörter

Lonely Planet

A peek into the royal household

               At a time when India is marching swiftly, and often recklessly towards Westernization, imbibing its culture, values, technologies and strategies, it is often rued by many about the loss of connect between the Indian youth and its glorious past. noch 1.393 Wörter