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There’s More to Agra Than the Taj Mahal

“Do it in ONE day only. Get in and get out.” That’s the advice I was repeatedly given about visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. People said Agra was a dirty, dusty, crowded city that didn’t warrant a visit of more than a few hours. Being a bit of a rebel, however,…

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Northern India – A Foodie’s Delight

My love for Indian food is second only to my love for Thai food, so when I was invited to visit Delhi, India, sampling traditional north Indian dishes was at the top of my must-do list. As luck would have it, I didn’t have far to go. The Gupta family, who own Prakash…

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PHOTO: Portrait of Mother and Child at the Red Fort of Agra in Agra, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. I’d spent the morning walking around the Red Fort of Agra, one of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Agra, India. The sun beat down mercilessly, but I soldiered on, driven by astonishment over the staggering architecture of the Fort. My jaw dropped open…

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PHOTO: Dignified Elderly Man at Fatehpur Sikri Complex in Agra, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. I turned a corner during my visit to the Fatehpur Sikri Complex and found this stately gentleman. He sat up straight, smoothed out his tunic, and motioned for me to take a photo. He seemed the perfect ambassador for the two-mile square site, where…

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