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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...

India: Day 3 (Part 3)

May 10, 2010
Before I entered the Taj Mahal I took a look at the grounds from a different angle.  I think no matter where you stand it is impossible to not be impressed.  However, the thing that impressed me most were the details; everything from the patterns in the marble to the...

India: Day 3 (Part 2)

May 5, 2010
Note: I am splitting this post into two parts -- the first detailing the events before entering the Taj Mahal and the second detailing the events after entering it. I am beyond fortunate to have witnessed incredible beauty both natural and human-made around the world and I am proud to...

India: Day 3 (Part 1)

April 30, 2010
Warning: Prepare yourself for photo overload over the next couple of posts. The day had finally arrived for me to visit the Taj Mahal and to say that I was excited would be a gigantic understatement!  There are many reasons why one could be completely enamored by it; one could...

India: Day 2 (Part 2)

April 25, 2010
The next part of our tour was to the heart of New Delhi.  We first stopped at the enormous India Gate.  It is the national monument of India and commemorates the loss of 90,000 Indian soldiers. The roads that extend from it are the most important in the nation, as...