Today was all about the Taj Mahal.
We woke up early and were down in the hotel lobby by 5:30am. Shortly after 6am we were standing in line at security to get into the Palace of Love. Our aim was to see the Taj Mahal at sunrise.
And it was sublime.
Although in this picture it looks more like the Leaning Tower of Taj …
Nothing can prepare you for your first sight of the Taj Mahal.
To see it “for real,” after seeing it in so many photos and tourist posters and in magazines, well – no photo does it justice.
That’s why I took a photo of a dog.
Here are a series of shots I took of our group. Everyone was slightly intoxicated by the sheer beauty and magnificence of the place.
Marie loved it –
She even did some yoga there!
Jill fancied her footwear, which she thought was very chic…
I sat down and watched the sun come up over the outer buildings…
We took the mandatory group shot before heading back to the hotel –
Now we’re on a train to Amritsar, and tomorrow is The Golden Temple.