Many moons ago, an emperor named Shah Jahan was so grifstricken when one of his beloved wives died while giving birth that he decided to dedicate a building in her honor. Some 20,000 folks worked like slaves for two decades. Tah dah! The Taj Mahal was born.
Now, that’s romantic.
Some of you may be that lucky, but for the rest of us, not so.
Yet, we all have that memorable trip full of romantic sparks. Maybe that person wasn’t special before the trip, but became so afterwards. (Boom! OMG, where had you been all my life!)
Do you recall your romantic getaway? Were there stars, chirping birds and cupid arrows? Did he surprise you by proposing? Did she say yes?
What happened? What was so special about that trip, lovers?
June 1 marked the starting line for our summer vacation story contest. Every two weeks, we’ll focus on a different category of vacation memories. You share your stories. We’ll pick three and during the second week we’ll let readers decide whose is best. Last