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Fallen in Love with Delhi

Derek G - derekg [50]

This was our first time in India.    With Dhruv,leading the way, we had so much fun walking the streets of the Old Delhi Bazaar, meeting shopkeepers, sampling delicious street food...

Destinations: India
Topics: Travel | Festivals | Women & Travel | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Photography | Religion | Shopping | For Kids | Ancient History | Architecture
To North India With Love

A. Murray Seeks Out Unusual Views of the Taj Mahal

To North India With Love - tonorthindiawithlove [775]

There had to be other perspectives from which to view the Taj Mahal. Unusual angles that captured its different moods. Perhaps, distance was one element that could be used to introduce some exciting...

Destinations: India | North India | Agra
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Architecture
To North India With Love

Deepanjana Sarkar Befriends a Lonely Castle in the Shivpuri Forests

To North India With Love - tonorthindiawithlove [775]

I knew how I would feel if an invited dinner guest failed to show up and a carefully prepared meal had to be thrown in the trash. Disappointed. But I couldn't begin to imagine how I would...

Destinations: India | North India
Topics: Culture | Adventure | Nature | Architecture
The Taj Mahal at dawn

The Taj Mahal at Dawn

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I wake up at 5:00 am in Agra, India. I am excited about visiting the Taj Mahal at sunrise.

Destinations: India | Agra
Topics: Adventure | Literature | Animals | Art | Culture | Economy | People | Religion | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Taken somewhere in the middle of Pondicherry around midnight. 2 sec exposure, f/5.6

Night and Long Exposures in Pondicherry

Joshua Samuel Brown - jbrown [10,407]

These shots were taken in Pondicherry in September, 2009, between dusk and midnight.

Destinations: India | Tamil Nadu
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | Beaches & Resorts | Animals | Nature | Traditions | Architecture

Watson's Hotel, Mumbai

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Watson's Hotel in Bombay. Mark Twain once stayed there, but it's now on the local municipal authority's "most dilapidated" list...

Destinations: India | Mumbai
Topics: Architecture
A waterfall across the path through Tiger Leaping Gorge

Last Days of the Tiger Leaping Gorge?

Adam Bray - kanzis_slave [1,557]

Deep in Yunnan Province, at the foot of the Himalayas, the Yangtze River (here known as the Yellow Sands), carves the deepest gorge in the world between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (5,596m) and Haba...

Destinations: Yunnan | Himalayas | Tibet | Lijiang River | China | Yangtze River
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Culture | People | Sports | Nature | Architecture
Krishna's Butter Ball in Mahabalipuram, India.  The surface below the rock is at a 45-degree incline. You'll notice children on the right hand side using it as a slide. Couldn't figure out why it's called Butter Ball (the most obvious reason is because it looks like it can slip anytime)

Rock n' roll in Mahabalipuram - I

Ravi Joshi - ravijos [262]

Sleepy little town in South India with magical rock carvings

Destinations: India
Topics: Architecture
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [251]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Main gopuram, Vadaraja Temple.  Kanchipuram, India.

Kanchipuram, India’s Great Reconciler

Graham Simmons - gsimmons [5,382]

The author visits Kanchipuram, one of the seven “sacred cities” of India

Destinations: India
Topics: Architecture
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