Travel: A Candymaker Went Mad

Donald Trump unveils his newest attraction -- and biggest gamble yet

It was the Ivory Gate through which all good dreams come true it seemed the embodiment of all things pure, all things holy, and all things unhappy.

-- Rudyard Kipling, describing the original Taj Mahal

When Donald Trump decided to acquire his own Taj Mahal, purity, holiness and unhappiness were certainly the last things on his mind. Trump's tastes run more toward grandiosity ("the eighth wonder of the world"), hyperbole ("totally unique") and wishful thinking ("the crowds are going to be so big, you won't be able to get into the place"). India's Taj Mahal took 22 years and more than...

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