Kagoshima & Sakurajima

Kagoshima & Sakurajima

Blooming in Tokyo… First blossoms – Prunus et Cherry Tree

Blooming in Tokyo… First blossoms – Prunus et Cherry Tree

Home Made Meals

Home Made Meals

東京

東京

浅草

浅草

Nagano – Zenko-Ji Shrine – 善光寺

Nagano – Zenko-Ji Shrine – 善光寺

魚や池

魚や池

Matsumoto Castle – 松本城 ( 二 )

Matsumoto Castle – 松本城 ( 二 )

French Touch… (一)

French Touch… (一)

Matsumoto Castle – 松本城

Matsumoto Castle – 松本城

The origin of Matsumoto Castle goes back to Fukashi Castle, which was built at the beginning of the Eisho era, in the civil war period. During those troubling times, Lord Ogasawara in Shinano, moved his manor house from Igawa to the Hayashi district at the eastern foot of the mountain. At that time, the center […]
Asakusa – 浅草 – 1

Asakusa – 浅草 – 1

Kawaguchiko – 河口湖

Kawaguchiko – 河口湖

Fuji San – Kawaguchiko – 富士山

Fuji San – Kawaguchiko – 富士山

Fuji from Tokyo

Fuji from Tokyo

These photographs has been taken from the observation desk at the Bunkyo Civic Center, in Tokyo. By clear weather, which can be better than the day I went to shot these photographs, Mount Fuji can be observed from Tokyo, appearing behind the Shinjuku’s skyscrapers skyline…
Cows & Goats

Cows & Goats

Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort

Beyond the hills of Jaigarh, the fort of Nahargarh built in 1737 looks at the city from a sheer ridge in the north. The suites in the palace are noteworthy for the unique plasterwork called arayish with a finish so smooth that it is almost indistinguishable from marble.
Jaipur Observatory – Jantar Mantar

Jaipur Observatory – Jantar Mantar

Part of the City Palace complex, Jantar Mantar, the Sawai Jai Singh’s astronomic observatory is now a World Heritage site. Himself a keen astronomer, he invented his own gigantic instruments, fashioned out of marble and stone, and using these made amazing accurate observations about the movement of the sunm the moon, the stars and the […]
Hawa Mahal – Winds Palace

Hawa Mahal – Winds Palace

Built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal has been built for the women of the royal household to watch the royal and religious processions without being seen. This five storied pyramidal building crowned with latticed balconies and miniature domes has sculpted stone jalis (screen), 953 in all. Its pink little wind vanes […]
Indians of Jaipur

Indians of Jaipur

Amer Fort (Amber Fort)

Amer Fort (Amber Fort)

11 km from Jaipur amidst the dry wrinkled hills raises Amber, or Amer, the former capital of the old state of Dhundhar for seven centuries built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century, and added to by Mirza Raja Singh and Sawai Jai Singh. The palace complex is approached through a steep path, popularly […]
Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri

Colours

Colours

 
Agra – Taj Mahal

Agra – Taj Mahal

Dusserha Day

Dusserha Day

The day also marks the victory of  Goddess Durga on the demon Mahishasur. It’s a 10 days long celebration that marks the triumph of good over evil.

Agra Fort

Built by Akbar in 1565, the citadel is situated along the river in Agra, the Yamuna. Combined in a second time with palaces by Shah Jahan. In that fort, Shah Jahan, husband of Mumtaz Mahal, was incarcerated by his son. Shah Jahan will assist from that prison to the achievement of the Taj Mahal. Indeed, […]
Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum situated in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, in India. It is considered as a jewel of Muslim art in India.

Agra

Agra is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 200 km south from Delhi. It is a small city, 2 millions inhabitants The city is notably known for the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri
A South New Delhi Market

A South New Delhi Market

Fresh Mutton or Smoked Mutton?

Fresh Mutton or Smoked Mutton?

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