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Apr 27, 2007 - Delhi

Up early and was picked up by the cycleshaw driver from yesterday to go to Akbars Mausoleum (heard of him before) about 5km from the Taj. Akbar was, so it is said, the greatest of the Mughal Emperors. He was brought up in Afghanistan and was thrust into power at the ripe old age of 13, he expanded the Mughal empire to cover most of northern India. He rewarded Shaikh Salim Chishti, who brought him a male heir, with the 'perfect city' that was constructed in the desert at Fatehpur Siki (another world heritage site) this turned into a short...

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