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Monthly Archives: May 2011

[New Delhi, India] Despite the fact that we had arrived in Delhi on Friday, May 20, our weekend trips to Jaipur and Agra kept us from exploring the city. It wasn’t until Monday, May 23rd that we finally had a full day of activities in India’s capital. Advertisements

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[Agra, India] There is not much one can say about the Taj Mahal without sounding cliche. I remember reading about the Taj Mahal as a teenager and keeping a picture of it in my diary, thinking “I will likely never get to see it.” And although I had seen many more pictures of it since (the Taj is one of the most recognized buildings in the world), seeing it in person was… Read More

[Jaipur, India] We arrived in Delhi late Friday, May 20th. The next day, we were originally supposed to do a city tour of Delhi and then head to Agra in the afternoon. Wanting to explore more of India and to take advantage of a having an Indian (Ryno) on our team, we decided to deviate and detour to Jaipur, a city famous for its palaces and the Amber fort. The Amazing Race:… Read More

[New Delhi, India] This will be a short entry as we spent only a few hours in Delhi. We arrived several hours later than anticipated and by the time we checked in at the hotel, it was 3:30 am and we had to be out to door at 5 am for our day trip to Jaipur. The India portion of our trip was already starting off with IST – India Stretchable Time!

[Singapore, Singapore] So much has happened since my last entry that I don’t know if I will ever catch up! I am currently in New Delhi, India, and have already visited two other cities over the weekend; however, for the sake of completeness and my own recollection of the trip details later, I shall go back in time and cover my last day in Singapore! That day was Friday, May 20th. Our… Read More