I guess it was good to get there at 6AM, but it was already sweltering, and I had hardly slept the night before in a shoddy room in horrid Agra, where the Tuk-Tuk ride from the train station with homeless children poking us for money led us through chaos even on a Friday when everything was closed, and a new level of sewage smell that pervades all (except perhaps the lovely Joney's Place for any meal), so we enjoyed the tomb aesthetics, momentarily wishing to be the body encased inside, and stayed for maybe an hour before leaving to desperately find a way to escape that circle of hell before our scheduled train at 3:45PM, in the end going with the India flow and taking the advice of a Tuk-Tuk driver to take an 11AM bus on a new highway back to Delhi, but of course the air-con hardly worked and so it was 4 or so hours of cramped heavy air and sweaty backs till Delhi and the metros, eventually to the safety and comfort of the airport Marriott.
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