Taj Mahal

3 February 2005
This morning we went to Mother Teresa’s Shishu Bhavan, her home for abandoned babies. Some of them had been left in dustbins and were very tiny. They were rescued by the Sisters and are now cared for at the home until they are around six when they are moved to a different house run by the Sisters elsewhere in Delhi. We stayed and played with the toddlers for a couple of hours and found it all very moving.

Kerry feeding baby

After leaving Delhi and taking a 5 hour bus journey along the Indian highway we arrived at Agra and today went to see the beautiful Taj Mahal. The building itself was absolutely stunning, made of white marble and semi-precious stones. After the Taj we went onto a marble shop where they showed us how the marble work on the Taj was produced. It was Kerry’s birthday today and so she chose a present from the marble shop.

The Taj Mahal

We are now heading back on the bus to Delhi where we will catch a plane to Varanasi tomorrow.

Natalie and the Taj Mahal



@ 5160 days ago

What an experience you must be having - hope you all keep well - not sure if you can swim in the Ganges?!!!
Much love - Cherith and all the Kingsley Smiths

Roberta (mum)

@ 5159 days ago

Hi darling! and other darlings!
It's lovely to see a picture of you actually in India and looking happy. The idea of this web page is brilliant. It makes us feel as though you're not so very far away. Hope you're all loving it. Love and hugs. Mum xxx

@ 5159 days ago

Wow!!!!!!!!!! We're not envious at all!!!! Sounds like you are having a fantastic time, enjoy every moment. Lots of love, The O'Bs xxxxxxxxxxx

Geoff Boxshall

@ 5159 days ago

Looks great - you must have photoshop'd the clouds away to make the sky so blue. Have fun...more fun!
Love Geoff B.

Theresa and Paige

@ 5155 days ago

Hi Ange,

We've seen the pictures- amazing! Can't believe you're there, missing you loads. Love Paige and mum.

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