This picture was taken in Agra in
No venture to India could be complete without a visit
the famous Taj Mahal, one of India's many
UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
A vision of immortal love
a lyric in luminous
marble. An unearthly assemblage, its
changes with the
season of the day: warm yellow
in the rising sun, bright in the afternoon,
red in the
and ice-blue in the light of the moon.
The Taj Mahal stands
as a testimony to a timeless
love story between Emperor
Shah Jahan and his
beloved Queen Mumtaz. After her
death in 1631,
of workers and master craftsmen
labored for 22 years to create this unique
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