Inside Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, throngs of people trying to get a glimpse of the proceedings.
In the pool at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, devotees go into the water, some for spiritual reason, some because of the 100°F heat.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Getting the gift of Kara Parshad (sanctified pudding from the Guru)
Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world.
The Mehrauli Pillar is a metallurgical oddity. It doesn't rust or decay.
The top of the Mehrauli Pillar has Brahmin inscriptions.
Kufic calligraphy on a wall panel
New Delhi, India
Inside Qutub Minar ruins.
As with most things in India, if you don't put a fence or wall around it, people feel inclined to climb it, even
One of several tombs inside Qutub Minar.
Looking up from the base of Qutub Minar
Tomb of Imam Zamin, inside the Qutub Minar Complex.
Looking down Rajpath toward the India Gate.
Flower and spice market in Old Delhi.
Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Old Delhi.
India Gate in Delhi
Inside the Lodi Gardens, New Delhi
Bara Gumbad and Mosque, Lodi Gardens
Bee hive. Those are bees on the outside.
Outside the gate to Humayun's Tomb.
Humayun's Tomb give another example of the optical illusion that the building appears to expand as you go through the doorway.
Humayun's Tomb was the predecessor of the Taj Mahal.
Humayun's Tomb from one of the corners
The restored finial on Humayun's Tomb
Inside Humayun's Tomb
The octagonal main chamber inside Humayun's Tomb
Humayun's Tomb from one of its corners.
Cenotaph of Barber's Tomb in the Humayun's Tomb complex.
The entrance to the Red Fort in Delhi.
The Chhatta Chowk, or covered bazaar, inside the gates of the Red Fort
Now enclosed because people couldn't keep their dirty hands off it, the throne is where the emperor would hold his public audience.
Portico of the Diwan-i-Aam, the Public Audience Hall of the Red Fort
Saris on Parade
Column details and engrailed arches inside the Red Fort
The Red Fort of Delhi
The only photos I have of the Swaminarayan Akshardham are from the outside. No cameras allowed inside. Beautiful inside, but highly overrated. This is a new structure, built with modern tools and methods, so for me, it wasn't nearly as impressive.
The Swaminarayan Akshardham from the outside. No cameras allowed inside. This strict policy resulted in a strip search because my money belt set off the extremely sensitive metal detectors.