A vacation or holiday is a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. That is according to Wikipedia. Last week, I had taken my very first vacation since coming to India way back in 1997. I had visited Agra. Though the real reason for the trip was to meet the son of a schoolmate (and his friends), I made a short vacation out of it.
Taj Mahal I took the train (Chattisgarh Express) which took 14 hours to take me to Agra and 16 hours to take me back... Don't ask. The... read more »
Among the greatest wonders of the world lies in Agra, India. It is a breathtaking monument to a great love a king had for his queen. The Taj Mahal is a massive marble structure that was meant to be the resting place of a queen, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj combines several architectural styles blending Indian, Persian, Turkish, Ottoman, and Islamic architecture.
The Gate of the Taj Mahal The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan dearly loved his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. When they met, she was a Persian princess na... read more »
Hey everyone. Just letting you guys know about a few changes I made to the site. I added a video bar of two channels - Iamjibber and WingteamMusic- so you guys can cycle through those at you leisure. I also added a Digg widget and a Blogupp! widget so that you guys can see what else is happening on the net. Take the time to check these things out and see what interests you.Daily thoughts for Everyday readers read more »
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I’m gonna do a little venting here so be ready. It is so hard to get an actual following with this blog. I’ve done some reading, I’ve read the tips, and I’ve done some work with other people’s blogs. It just feels like all of the work is for nothing. Working on the pictures, the prose, the w... read more »
The Taj Mahal (play /ˈtɑːdʒ/ or /ˈtɑːʒ məˈhɑːl/; Hindi: ताज महल, from Persian/Urdu: تاج محل crown of palaces, pronounced [ˈt̪aːdʒ mɛˈɦɛl]; also the Tajis a white Marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as [...] read more »