India - More pictures from 10/25/07



Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal entrance queue at dawn


Taj Mahal entrance queue at dawn


First glimpse of Taj Mahal through the gate


First glimpse of Taj Mahal through the gate


Craig and Steph at the Taj at daybreak


Craig and Steph at the Taj at daybreak


Craig and Steph at the Taj at daybreak


Craig and Steph at the Taj at daybreak


Mukul explains the flora and fauna


Mukul explains the flora and fauna


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Detail of rings on Taj dome


Detail of rings on Taj dome


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise


Taj Mahal at sunrise




Taj gate


Taj gate


Taj gate


Taj gate


Taj gate


Taj gate


Artisan shops outside the Taj grounds


Artisan shops outside the Taj grounds


Artisan shops outside the Taj grounds


Artisan shops outside the Taj grounds


Donkey decorated with henna


Donkey decorated with henna


Our golf cart back to the Oberoi


Our golf cart back to the Oberoi


Rickshaw


Rickshaw


Tapestry map of Taj


Tapestry map of Taj


In-room breakfast


In-room breakfast


3D embroidery by Padma Shri Shams


3D embroidery by Padma Shri Shams


Embroidered chess board


Embroidered chess board


Embroidered chess board (detail)


Embroidered chess board (detail)


Embroidered Jesus (detail)


Embroidered Jesus (detail)


Mr. Mathur reveals the Mughal gems


Mr. Mathur reveals the Mughal gems


India's terra cotta disposable cups


India's terra cotta disposable cups


Streets of Agra


Streets of Agra


Streets of Agra


Streets of Agra


Tourists at Fatehpur Sikri


Tourists at Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Mukul explains the Fatehpur Sikri Treasury


Mukul explains the Fatehpur Sikri Treasury


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Animal carvings with faces gouged out




Fatehpur Sikri carvings


Fatehpur Sikri carvings


Fatehpur Sikri carvings


Fatehpur Sikri carvings


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Bedroom, Fatehpur Sikri


Bedroom, Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri paintings


Fatehpur Sikri paintings


Fatehpur Sikri paintings


Fatehpur Sikri paintings


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Jama Masjid mosque, mausoleum of Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti


Jama Masjid mosque, mausoleum of Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Jama Masjid mosque, each thread represents a prayer


Jama Masjid mosque, each thread represents a prayer


Jama Masjid mosque, each thread represents a prayer


Jama Masjid mosque, each thread represents a prayer


Fatehpur Sikri


Fatehpur Sikri


Tata truck wedging a bus into the guardrail


Tata truck wedging a bus into the guardrail


Temple commemorating Lord Krishna's birthplace


Temple commemorating Lord Krishna's birthplace


Rest stop restaurant


Rest stop restaurant


Statue


Statue


Nonviolent march on Delhi


Nonviolent march on Delhi


Raj drives us to the airport


Raj drives us to the airport


Little girl sleeping in the boot


"Little girl sleeping in the boot"


Traffic


Traffic


Traffic


Traffic


Transporting a tower of styrofoam by bicycle


Transporting a tower of styrofoam by bicycle


Traffic police


Traffic police


Final dinner in India


Final dinner in India