2015 - India's Golden Triangle

30/11/2—07/11/2015
Our visit to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur in November 2015
1_maidens_hotel_delhi Maiden's Hotel, Delhi - front and main entrance. Built in 1903 during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Maiden's Hotel, Delhi - front and main entrance. Built in 1903 during the reign of Queen Victoria.
2_humayuns_tomb Humayun's Tomb and Mausoleum, Delhi. Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife Bega Begum in...
Humayun's Tomb and Mausoleum, Delhi. Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife Bega Begum in…
3a_humayuns_tomb Humayun's Tomb.
Humayun's Tomb.
3_humayuns_tomb Humayun's Tomb.
Humayun's Tomb.
4_delhi_street_scene Sunday morning street market scene in Delhi.
Sunday morning street market scene in Delhi.
5_delhi_street_scene Dilapidated streets and stores in Delhi.
Dilapidated streets and stores in Delhi.
6_electric_cables Fantastic electricity cabling work! Power cuts in India happened frequently in the hotels we stayed at.
Fantastic electricity cabling work! Power cuts in India happened frequently in the hotels we stayed at.
7_raj_ghat The place where Mahatmah Gandhi's funeral pyre took place in 1947, following his assassination. India gained its independence the following year.
The place where Mahatmah Gandhi's funeral pyre took place in 1947, following his assassination. India gained its independence the following year.
8_india_gate India Gate, a tribute to all those nationals who lost their lives in wars between 1914 and 1921.
India Gate, a tribute to all those nationals who lost their lives in wars between 1914 and 1921.
9_india_gate India Gate.
India Gate.
10_qutab_minar Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 metre-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu kingdom. The...
Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 metre-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu kingdom. The…
11_quwwat-ul-islam Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque, the first mosque to be built in India, and sited next to the Qutab Minar.
Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque, the first mosque to be built in India, and sited next to the Qutab Minar.
12_quwwat-ul-islam Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque.
Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque.
13_quwwat-ul-islam_relief_work Intricate carving at the Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque.
Intricate carving at the Quwwat-ul-islam Mosque.
13_taj_mahal The inimitable Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra. It was...
The inimitable Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra. It was…
14_taj_mahal The instantly-recognisable Taj Mahal - a monument built on love.
The instantly-recognisable Taj Mahal - a monument built on love.
15_trevor_at_the_taj Trevor in front of the Taj Mahal.
Trevor in front of the Taj Mahal.
16_taj_mahal Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal.
17_taj_mahal Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal.
18_taj_mahal Close-up of the main part of the Taj Mahal.
Close-up of the main part of the Taj Mahal.