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Sep 28, 2005 - The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal truly lives up to it's reputation. Even though it is huge, the detail of the craftsmanship is amazing. The building is about 400 years old, and looks as if it was built last year. The grounds are kept perfectly and the marble seems to change colors as the sunslight shines on it from different angles. It is remarkable. It's a good thing that it is so great, because the touts and hustlers seem to operate at double speed here. The walk to the Taj from the nearest parking is about 1/2 mile, and we were swarmed by at least 80...

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