The Taj Mahal was magnificent. I will never forget that I had a chance to see it. The pictures are beautiful, but they don’t even come close to doing it real justice.
I even took a picture of my hand touching it so you’d know I didn’t photoshop myself into a picture of the Taj Mahal.
Now comes this story:
Could the Taj Mahal Collapse in 2 Years?
An Indian archaeologist denied Friday claims that the Taj Mahal could collapse in as little as two years.
Britain’s Daily Mail reported Wednesday that the iconic structure — which attracts four million tourists a year — could “cave in between two and five years,” citing Agra lawmaker Ramshankar Katheria.
The 358-year-old marble mausoleum is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is also regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The newspaper reported that the foundations have become brittle and are disintegrating. Cracks appeared last year in parts of the white marble tomb, and the four minarets which surround the monument are showing signs of tilting.
Well, at least I got there before the collapse.