Category Archives: Chalega

Picture of the day: Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur

A colony of storks nesting at Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur, just outside Agra. The bird sanctuary, which was established in 1733, is definitely worth a visit. There’s supposedly a tiger, but our guide hasn’t seen it in his … Continue reading

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Enjoying the splendor of the Taj Mahal

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The first glimpse you take of the Taj Mahal is akin to peeking around the corner back into a time long forgotten. Just look at that architecture. Walking up to it, you’re immediately confronted by minarets, spires, and layers of … Continue reading

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Picture of the day: Taj Mahal, Agra

On the morning we visited the Taj Mahal, mystery and fog enveloped the gorgeous monument built by King Akbar for his fourth (and most beloved) wife.

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Is it a Ferrari…?

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Picture of the day: Raja Mahal, Orchha

Just a couple of hours ago, we arrived in the city of Jaipur after a long day of driving. Two days ago, however, we spent the day in the town of Orchha, which is home to the Raja Mahal palace.

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Finding familiar faces in Khajuraho

The drive from Varanasi to Khajuraho was much longer than we thought. About 90 minutes into the journey,¬†our driver pulled off the highway (aka beaten path) for some chai. The stop was sparsely decorated, at best. Concrete walls, open slits … Continue reading

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