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India: Day 5 (Part 2)

June 17, 2010
I must preface this post with admitting that I had no idea what to expect regarding the Amber Fort and to be honest my mind was completely focused on the elephant ride that I would soon be taking.  To my surprise, the Amber Fort was mindblowingly gorgeous!  The normal adjectives...

India: Day 5 (Part 1)

June 7, 2010
Because I love the necklace that I purchased the day before sooo much, I am going to dedicate this post to it.  For your information, it is twelve strands of multi-colored tourmaline.  You will definitely see more of it over the rest of my India posts! [caption id="attachment_850" align="aligncenter" width="508"]...

India: Day 4 (Part 2)

June 4, 2010
During the ride from Agra to Jaipur our driver definitely kept us entertained with his interesting command of the English language.  The following video is of us entering the city limits of Jaipur: I mentioned in my last post that I had a "special date" awaiting me.  It turns out...

India: Day 4 (Part 1)

June 1, 2010
Since my friend was still not feeling well and I awoke with the dreaded "Delhi belly" as well, we decided to eschew the bus ride that our tour company had arranged for us and instead booked our own private taxi, which saved us about three hours of driving time from...

India: Day 3 (Part 4)

May 28, 2010
Sadly, my friend who I was traveling with, Kristen, was not feeling well, but we wanted to do something special for our last night in Agra and to celebrate our extraordinary day at the Taj Mahal.  While lounging by the hotel pool, we decided to watch the sunset at the...