2013

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Streets of Udaipur

Have you seen this buffalo anywhere? Inform now!

I am a real slow blogger. If only I had somebody standing behind me with a gun, I just might be saved. Anyway today’s post is showcasing the streets of the earthly Rajasthani city of Udaipur. I really like Udaipur and whenever I am there, just idly walking through the old city is one of […]

A Trip to Kumbhalgarh Fort: Part II

The name 'Badal Mahal' (Palace of Clouds) couldn't have been more accurate.

The citadel of the Kumbhalgarh Fort consists chiefly of the Badal Mahal or the ‘Palace of Clouds’. Mardana Mahal and Zanana Mahal are the two interconnected parts of this palace. The first article of this series on Kumbhalgarh is here. A word of caution here. The fort is huge. I mean HUGE. To properly explore […]

A Trip to Kumbhalgarh Fort: Part I

The Gateway into the fort, Hanuman Pol.

Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the great Mewar fortresses spread throughout the ancient region of Mewar. It’s claim to fame are a lot of things. Things like being built by Rana Kumbha (after whom it is named), being the birthplace of the legendary Maharana Pratap and being a World Heritage Site. Unknown to many Indians […]

Mandore Gardens, Jodhpur: The Cenotaphs Part 2

At Mandore, Jodhpur: Cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh as seen from the neighbouring Chhatri. By Animesh Ray.

Cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh as seen from the neighbouring Chhatri. Details: ISO 250, 12mm, f/9.0, 1/40s Lightroom Adustments: Exposure-, Contrast+, Highlights-, Shadows+, Clarity+, Saturation+. So I decided that I do have a few more photos of the Rajput cenotaphs at Mandore which I can share. In case you are wondering what I am referring […]

Mandore Gardens, Jodhpur: The Cenotaphs Part 1

At Mandore, Jodhpur: Cenotaph of Maharaja Udai Singh of Marwar. By Animesh Ray.

The ceiling of the cenotaph to Maharaja Ajit Singh (1678–1724). Details: ISO 500, 11mm, f/3.2, 1/40s. Lightroom Adjustments: Contrast+, Highlights-, Shadows+, Clarity+, Adjustment Brush, Vibrance+. It’s time to talk about Mandore. Mandore is actually a very small town a few kilometres to the north of Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was the […]