Train from Delhi to Agra
We arranged for a driver to the train station through the hotel. The train station was pretty crowded. It was also the only spot that I wished I brought my backpack instead of a suitcase with wheels. We had to go up and down stairs over the tracks and there were no ramps. The train was really nice and they served a big breakfast. I think a lot of tourists take the train since the Taj Mahal is in Agra. We got to Agra and checked into our hotel. It had a view of the Taj from the rooftop. It was still so hot and dry there, though. We went to a local market and tried to find some henna shops. We found a small local henna shop.
The henna there is put into small tubes, like cake frosting tubes. The locals painted the henna on. It was a paste that you rub off once it dries. It stains your skin and can last for two weeks. I had my feet done and my classmates had their hands and forearms done.
Getting henna done
The locals were interested in us
The final design after the henna dried and was rubbed off