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Kochi

Next stop Kochi! We flew from Delhi to Kochi (also known as Cochin), a city on the southwest coast of India. I was amazed at how clean and modern the city was in comparison to many of the other cities … Continue reading

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Agra

Next stop Agra! We drove through heavy traffic to get to Agra, which meant unfortunately that we didn’t get there in time to see everything we wanted to. But at least we had time to see the Taj Mahal which … Continue reading

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Ranthambhore

We drove from Jaipur to Ranthambhore where they have a tiger reserve. Tigers used to roam all over India, but because of hunting and the huge human population boom, tigers now only live in the few reserves that have been … Continue reading

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Jantar Mantar

I forgot Jantar Mantar! In Jaipur, there is a really really cool astronomical observatory from the 1700s filled with gigantic stone instruments used to make various astronomical measurements. One of the site’s claims to fame is that it has one … Continue reading

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Jaipur

Next stop Jaipur! Jaipur was one of my favorite places that we visited on this trip, since it was relatively clean and there was so much to see from exquisite palaces to dramatic hilltop forts. Much of the city is … Continue reading

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Delhi

It has been a really long time since my last blog entry, and a lot has happened since then. My whole family and I went to India for three weeks and had a marvelous time! So much happened that I … Continue reading

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