Golden Triangle in India

We did a 6 day tour around the Golden Triangle in India. The Golden Triangle is  a tourist circuit composed of 3 cities in India: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Below are some of the highlights of this circuit and our time there.

Taj Mahal, Agra around 6:20am: probably the most beautiful building in India, completed around 1653, after 21 years of work. It looks like a temple but it is actually a white marble mausoleum, built by one of India’s Mughal emperors in memory of his wife.

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Tarci capturing faces and smiles of locals outside the Agra Fort

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Beautiful colors of India
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Locals visiting the Agra Fort

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 Our first bindi at a Hindu temple on our way to Jaipur

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The Hawa Mahal or “Palace of the Winds”, built in 1799 in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god
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 Amber Fort in Jaipur – amazing views with elephants taking tourist to the top

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 Snake charmers of Jaipur

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 The most expensive houses inside the Delhi market

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We spent one afternoon learning about the incredible work that the non-profit Goonj is doing in India. Below is where they sort out the donated cloths that then gets distributed all around India.
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The magnificent presidential palace in Delhi
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After doing some tourism around India’s capital we headed north to Rishikesh, also known as the world’s capital of Yoga!

We are in India!

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We are in Auroville. India has kept us busy. Between slow internet connections and no internet connections we have not been able to keep the blog up to date. The most important thing is that we are well and enjoying our time is the country of contrasts. Since we have arrived we have been on the move trying to see as much as possible before the visa expires.

The Taj Mahal (picture above) was amazing and all the other places we have visited have provided unforgettable experiences. We finally found a good internet cafe and we will be posting more pictures soon. Leave us a comment!

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