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Nov 21, 2004 - Taj: Take I

Be sure you visit the Taj Mahal before you leave planet earth. Just don't do it on a Saturday. We hired a car and driver from Delhi--thought we'd show up at the Taj in style. I noticed the air quality change from "unhealthy" to "harmful" as we glided past one refinery after the next. It was like one of those glorious Smog Alert days in the San Fernando Valley. The color of the sky was orange, the air was thick with matter, and it smelled like deisel fumes. Not the "noble diesel" we all love in German Reisling, rather it was the burning...

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