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India's Crown Jewel!

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We made it!!!!

On Day 11 of our epic exploration of India, we spent a majestic afternoon in the stunning Taj Mahal. And it is just as amazing as you would expect!

Huge. Harmonious. Historic.

Truly one of the most special places we've ever been to!

Momma Perez and us felt so lucky to be there! As you could probably tell! We were beaming! Plus, we took so many pics! Ha

We also visited the equally historic Agra Fort, which ironically was ultimately used as a prison to house Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal. His own son locked him up and declared himself king because he thought dad was wasting too much of the empire's money on construction!

What a magical day!

India is a MUST for everyone to visit!!!!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

[Perez's scarf by Leigh & Luca.]

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India Is Still Treating Us Right!

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We made the trek from Jaipur to Agra on Day 10 of our simply sensational stay in India.

And, on our way we stopped by the lovely and very historic Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone ghost town that served as Akbar Mughal's capital between 1571 and 1585.

Legend has it that Akbar, frustrated because he had no male heir, made a pilgrimage to Sikro to consult the saint Shaikh Salim Chisti. The saint foretold of the birth of three sons, and when this came to pass Akbar was so impressed that be built a city at Sikri.

Fourteen years later, it was abandoned, possibly due to difficulties with the water system.

Fatehpur Sikri is a beautiful example of Islamic architecture melded with Hindu and Jain decorative arts.

Upon our arrival in Agra, we checked into our hotel, which has a bomb ass view of the Taj Mahal!

We are going to visit and explore the Taj tomorrow, and we can't wait!!!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

CLICK HERE to see a lot more photos from our trip to India!

[Perez's scarf by Leigh & Luca.]

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