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India 2004

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Delhi

The lotus of Delhi

Baha'i Temple
Delhi
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Getting Baha'i in Delhi

Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Qutb Minar
(Also seen as Qutab or Qutub)
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Qutb Minar Tower - ruined

Delhi
December 13, 2004
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Scaffolded

Qutab Minar Tower
Delhi
December 13, 2004
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Arched

Qutb Minar Tower
Delhi
December 13, 2004
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Qutb Complex
Delhi
December 13, 2004
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Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Agra

Classic Taj

Agra
In fact, this is the classic monument to love. Add in a little fanaticism, a little hand cutting offage, a little familial rivalry, a bit of imprisonment, and a little symmetry. (The verses of the Koran, among other things, insure that the symmetry is not as perfect as advertised.)

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The Taj from the Agra Fort

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Taj Exuberance

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The Agra Fort

Agra
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Taj Mahal Mosque

Agra, India
December 25, 2004
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Taj Mahal Mosque

Agra, India
December 25, 2004
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Mohair sweater

Goats
Agra, India
December 23, 2004
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Jaipur - the Pink City

Palace of the Winds, Jaipur

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Loading dock

Mahout
Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Temple

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Observatory

Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Biased observer

Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Bob, observant

Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Mel, observed

Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Jal Mahal - The Water Palace

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Largest silver vessel in the world

One of a pair of silver vessels
Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) within the Amber Fort
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Self-portrait

Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) within the Amber Fort
Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Porcelain feathers

Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Gardens

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Street life

Jaipur, India
December 14, 2004
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Sitar man

Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Contemplation

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Arched window

December 14, 2004
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Musician

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Rug work

Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Mel requests permission for a photo

December 15, 2004
Jaipur

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Udaipur

When the lake went dry

The Oberoi, Udaivilas on Lake Pichola
Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace
Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Taj Lake Palace

Taj Lake Palace
Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Cricket

Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Self-portrait

Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Varanasi

Pre-dawn offering on the Ganges, Varanasi

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The Ghats at dawn, Varanasi

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Ablution

Varnasi
December 22, 2004
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Fisherman

Varnasi
December 22, 2004
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Bharatpur

Horse and cart

Bharatpur
December 26, 2004
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Ranthambhore

Sher Bagh

Ranthambhore
December 17, 2004
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Ranthambhore Fort

Ranthambhore
December 19, 2004
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Carved face

Ranthambhore
December 19, 2004
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Sign painting

Ranthambhore
December 19, 2004
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Tiger

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Tyger.

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Burning bright.

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Elephants

A nose for color

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A close look at elephant skin color

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Palatial Pachyderm Palate

Elepahnt and mahout
Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Elephant eye

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Elephant nose

Jaipur, India
December 15, 2004
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Elephant taxi stop

Jaipur
December 15, 2004
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Providing relief for elephants

Udaipur
December 20, 2004
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Parked Vehicle

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On break

Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Camel head

Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Camel face

Udaipur, India
December 20, 2004
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Checking me out

Ranthambhore, India
December 17, 2004
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When camels pretend they have rabies

Ranthambhore, India
December 17, 2004
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Bambie does India

Chital - spotted deer (Axis axis)
Ranthambhore
December 17, 2004
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Chital

Chital - spotted deer (Axis axis)
Ranthambhore
December 17, 2004
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Why Axis?

Chital - spotted deer (Axis axis)
Ranthambhore
December 17, 2004
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Boaring

Wild boar
Ranthambhore
December 19, 2004
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On a stroll

Wild boar
Ranthambhore
December 18, 2004
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Monkeys

Monkey

Ranthambhore Fort
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Monkey

Ranthambhore Fort
December 18, 2004
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Monkey

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Monkeys on a wall

Ranthambhore, India
December 18, 2004
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Avoiding the barbed wire

Rhesus
Agra, India
December 25, 2004
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Monkey

Varnasi, India
December 23, 2004
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Snake Charmer

Delhi
December 14, 2004

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Snake Charmed

Indian Cobra (Naja naja)
Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Cobra

Indian Cobra (Naja naja)
Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Snake charmer

Indian Cobra (Naja naja)
Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Boa boa

Boa
Delhi
December 14, 2004
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Birds

Owls

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Indian Tree Pie - Not very tasty...

Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda)
India

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Kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)
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Bharatpur, India
December 26, 2004
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Without a pipe

Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
Varanasi
December 22, 2004
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National Bird

Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
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Peacock mural

December 14, 2004
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House crow

House crow (Corvus splendens)
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Parakeet

Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
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Hoopoe

Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
December 16, 2004
Jaipur, India
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Stilted view of India

Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
December 15, 2004
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Inverts

Dragon of India

Dragonfly Black-winged stilt \(Himantopus himantopus)
December 19, 2004
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People

Delhi friend

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Young girl, Ranthambhore Fort

Ranthambhore
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Young girl, Ranthambhore Fort

Young woman with water jug

Ranthambhore Fort
December 19, 2004
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Older woman, Ranthambhore Fort

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Young girl

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Red hat

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Red beard

December 14, 2004
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Mustache

December 20, 2004
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Boy and girl

December 14, 2004
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Woman in green

Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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Man with spear

Jaipur, India
December 16, 2004
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A handy thing to have

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Henna art in progress

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"When the shit hits the wall..."

Picture by Melissa Burns.

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Itinerary, December 12-28, 2004

+ Delhi
Qutb Minar Tower
Old Delhi
The Red Fort
The Lotus Temple
Snake Charmer
+ Jaipur
Elephant ride to Amber Fort
Amber Fort
Jantar Mantar Observatory
+ Udaipur
The City Palace
The Lake Palace
Camel ride in the dry lake bed
+ Ranthambhore
Sher Bagh, Ranthambhore
Four game drives - Ranthabhore Fort, Tigers
+ Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on Ganges
Visit to the funeral ghats
Yoga breathing lesson
+ Delhi - in transit

+ Agra
The Taj Mahal
Camel rickshaw to the Taj
Full moon on the Taj
The Agra Fort
+ Bharatpur
Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary
+ Delhi
Night tour, street vendor

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Modified: June 2, 2015
Created: January 2, 2005
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