A short distance from Jaipur in Rajasthan, India is the Amber or Amer Fort. This imposing fortress on the hill overlooking the lake is spectacular. From the outside, at first glance it appears to blend into the landscape but as you … Continue reading Amer Fort – Jaipur, India
I confess that I got rather obsessed in Rajasthan with photographing literally anything to do with elephants and the elephant headed god Ganesha. The elephant is a huge part of Indian culture, important both in religion but also admired for … Continue reading Rajasthan … not more paintings of elephants!
One of the things I loved while travelling through Rajasthan was the decorative walls outside of many homes. On a much grander scale are the haveli (painted) mansions which is one of the main reasons to visit this region. More … Continue reading Rajasthan wall paintings – more elephants…
For as long as I can remember, Rajasthan was on my list of places to visit. I’m not entirely sure why the forts and palaces of this desert region called to me. I’d read the book The Far Pavilions … Continue reading Colours of Rajasthan – forts, palaces and painted elephants