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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Intricate.” The Taj Mahal is known for intricate design, inlays, and details. But this stitched version seen in a tapestry shop in India caught our tour group’s attention: fine detail executed … Continue reading
Staging a silhouette takes patience and good background lighting. But sometimes a silhouette appears unexpectedly. Like when we toured the Taj at sundown, right before closing time. We snapped a photo of the long lines waiting to snake around and … Continue reading
Although constructed in the 16th century, Amer Palace (also pronounced and spelled Amber Fort) near Jaipur, India, is awash in colorful, well-preserved decoration — even today. Incredible facades and niches bear intricately painted frescoes, panels of marble inlay, and reliefs like this … Continue reading
Nothing we saw on our trip to India was more grand than the grandest site of all — the Taj Mahal! Perhaps it was the anticipation as people funneled themselves through the opening in anticipation of that first view that … Continue reading
For the Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns, the art and architecture of Amer Fort (also called Amber Fort) near Jaipur, India, have stood the test of time in terms of enduring design. Since completion in the 16th century, Amer Fort’s … Continue reading