“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” – Asian Proverb
And so, we reached the Taj. I feel kind of stupid saying that the Taj wasn’t really what I expected to be a highlight of th. I was happy the tour went through Agra to see it while here, but it wasn’t really a priority. But once we arrived and climbed up to the rooftop terrace at our hotel and saw the majestic domes in the distance, I felt gratitude that someone else had given importance to what I had not.
I don’t think I have to say much about the Taj. One of the 7 wonders of the world. An incredible masterpiece for what is essentially a pile of bones. A beautiful dedication from a man who loved his ladyfriend. Etc, Etc.
We got up early to go for the sunrise and avoid the mid day crowds. We had some folks in rough shape but come hell or high water they were still going. One gal was with a severe bout of delhi belly and another had fallen off a curb the night before and sprained her ankle, but we gotter done and nearly cried as we entered the monument: