Road to Rajasthan

Alf

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Oct 11, 2010
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Northeastern Tuscany
Back, after Dinner, some pics in.

End of a warm September in Rome, the day before.
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In a moment, we wake up in Delhi and head to the Qutb Minar, where the schools were, and steel column of Ashoka.
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Not alone, as you might remember:

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And some are better organized for the visit

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Then on to the old Delhi, and the Jamaa Masjid

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Days after, we are in Vrindavan and return from the ghat, while they return home from school

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Reaching Agra, at the Akbar Mausoleum, a piece of his old home

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The Red Fort is the picture place for everyone in Agra, the Taj Mahal behind them

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On the way to the west, we stop in Balaji for a cup of tea and a visit to the shrine

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A million people in the street for a special day

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Oh, and the mandatory Taj!

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More to come
 

BBW

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Jul 7, 2010
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It's so good to see you and some of your wonderful trip, Alf! Fantastic colors so rich!

Love the one of the two little school girls in Vrindavan returning home from school.:biggrin:
 
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Luckypenguin

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Dec 24, 2010
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Very jealous Alf. India is such an overwhelming place; totally mad (in a good way) but still mostly endearing. Those glass soft drink bottles were a bit of a worry though. Who knows how many times they'll be re-filled and re-used...
 

avidone

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Oct 12, 2011
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Rome, Italy
wish I could say I never had a problem in India, but I was there long enough on business that I did manage to get sick a few times anyway... loved it anyway... and great to see pics from there-- also nice to see YOU in a picture which we hardly ever do and I LOVE the pic of the guys in Rome-- I don't know if they look familiar because I have actually seen them around and about or because they are just so... Roman
 
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