We are on the morning train out of Agra and after a night's rest I no longer am on sensory overload. We were not expecting to be so overwhelmed by the beauty of the Taj Mahal. Our bus dropped us off quite close to the entrance and we then took tongas, a horse-drawn carriage for four people to get to the area of the queues. The security at the Taj is extremely tight after the Mumbai terrorist attack. The gate now does not open until after sunrise and only a ca...
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We were driven in the open-air vehicle to the train station in Ranthambore and arrived with some time to spare. Our train came into the station at 7:10 am and Vikas, our guide, warned us the train stopped for three minutes so we needed to move it! Frank from Portland is 92 and moves slowly and two others have walking issues as well. We waited on the platform and when the train stopped we quickly boarded assisting those in need of some help. We had assigned seats...