Travel theme: Decoration

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 flowered one in the Hall of Mirrors. Ganesh Pol (or Ganesh Gate) named after the […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

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 stately columns and outlined arches have formed visually stunning geometric designs.  And millions of tiny […]

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