Monday, November 12, 2007

Just Like the Commercial Says

Two Train Tickets to Agra (Sleeper Class): 280 Indian Rupees (about $7.00)
Time from Delhi to Agra: Three Hours
Number of times accosted by rickshaw drivers offering rides: 10,000,001
Two Train Tickets from Agra to Jaipur (Sleeper Class): 300 Indian Rupees
Time from Agra to Jaipur: Five Hours
Hours actually spent in Agra: 19 (would have been 14 save for delay)
Time waiting on train platform for said Agra to Jaipur Train: Five Hours
Number of Monkeys on Agra Fort Train Platform: 20
Number of Times Monkeys tried to steal my food: 1
Time waiting in line to buy tickets to the Taj Mahal: 20 minutes
Time waiting in line to get in to see the Taj Mahal: 30 minutes
Number of people who cut in line ahead of us: 100 (approximate)
Entrance fee for 2 to get into Taj Mahal: 1500 Rupees
Seeing the Taj for the first time: Priceless.

*nb* Not our photo. Wait for it.


Gustavo said...

The blog is fun! I love the posts. I hope you guys are enjoying the trip (despite all the hiccups ;)

Irene said...

That is so very cool that you've gotten to see the Taj Mahal!. Can't wait for your pics!

Chelle said...

Very jealous that you got to see the Taj Mahal, I can't even begin to imagine what it was like. Can't wait for your pictures!

Charms said...

Even your pictures look breathtaking. It must have been awesome in real life.