The Sublime Taj Mahal!

#AceFriendsNews – Great post Anne keep them coming, just love reading all about your travels. Ian 🙂

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Namaste. . . . .

The Taj Mahal  is one of the world’s most famous and recognizable buildings. Remember a forlorn Princess Diana sitting on the famous bench, all alone?  Her prince was not with her. According to our guide, the Shah, who had this built, did not poke out the Persian architect’s eyes when construction was complete, to insure this design would forever be unique. Many blinded eyes would have been needed to insure that.  It is just a myth.

The true story is quite romantic and familiar to most of us, but there are a few details I learned to share with you. The Shah Jaham had the Taj Mahal built as a burial vault for his beloved wife, Mumtaz, who died in the 16th century. But I get ahead of myself. The story goes that the…

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