Lessons from India

Lessons from India

1. Heed reports and warnings, but they can be exaggerated Of all the countries that I wanted to visit, India was the one that made me the most nervous to …

Alvida goodbye India

India Wrap Up

India is a huge country and a popular destination, but I knew next to nothing about it. I had heard plenty of stories about traveling in India, mostly centered around …

Soldier march at the border ceremony at Wagah, on the India-Pakistan border

Wagah Border Ceremony

Amritsar is very close (32km) to the Pakistan border, and it is a popular departure point to see the flag lowering ceremony at Wagah. The ceremony happens every day just …

Reflection of the Taj Mahal at sunrise, Agra, India

The Taj Mahal

Couldn’t come to India without seeing the Taj Mahal! The Taj Mahal was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in …