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Agra, India, Taj Mahal

India

Calcutta (Kolkata) – Exploring the City of Joy

Kolkata (Calcutta) is not on most people’s bucket list but it should be. It is one of the most interesting cities in India. It is a colorful, vibrant city that is on its way to regeneration. . . . .

India – Khajuraho’s Magnificent Temples

Although there are notable temples all over India, the city of Khajuraho offers a unique experience. The 25 temples are all built in close proximity to one another, with diverging styles and themes. . . . .

Agra, India, Taj Mahal

India – the Golden Triangle – Delhi and Agra

Our first visit to India a number of years ago included the cities of Delhi and Agra. Jaipur is the third stop on the most recommended tour of north India called the golden triangle. After hearing. . . . .

Mumbai – Best Places to Visit

Mumbai is actually a group of islands used by fishermen, and so nothing describes historical Mumbai better than its waterfront, pictured below (cover photo). The city’s most iconic landmarks. . . . .

Safari in India: The Big Five plus One

The goal of many safari goers on an African safari is to see the Big 5. Although India does not have the range of species one can see on the plains of Africa, it does have its own version. . . . .

Varanasi – A Giant Step Back in Time

Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. It has been known by many names, including the City of Light, a name derived from Kāśī (Sanskrit: “to shine”), a name. . . . .