Delhi – Agra - Jaipur
Master Guest House                     Our                     room
A view fromThe balcony
Avnish and 5 year old son took us out to the     Flower Market early one morning
The Prime Minister ‘s OfficeAnd the Defense Ministry are locatedWithin the two blocks: North and South
India Gate: built to honor soldiers who died in several wars
Built in 1565, this 2nd Maghal Emperor Humayun’s Tomb was an                     inspiration for the Taj Mahal
Fine TrellisWork instoneLaterbecameA signatureMughalfeature
Red sandstone and marble, arches, domes, andgeometric design inlaids are striking features of        the Persian style arc...
“Octagon” tomb of Isa Khan, a noble,      at Sher Shah Sur’s court
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum and LibraryOriginally a residence for the Commander-in-Chief of British ForcesBefore Nehr...
Brick and Plaster Astronomical Instruments at Jantar MantarSawai Jai Singh II built this observatory in 1724
The Samrat Yantra, a right-angledTriangle whose hypotenuse is parallelTo the earth’s axis. The two brickQuadrants on eithe...
A HugeSundial
ArchitecturalDetails
Shrines and Mosques
Best Western Resort Country Club(RCI TIMESHARE)Outside of Gurgaon1.5 hours drive south of New Delhi
Day temperatures hoveredAround 100 to 110 degrees   Night temperatures Around 85 to 95 degrees
Emperor Akbar’sMausoleum at Sikandra   Built 1605 -1612
You had to enter through here to see the Grand Taj Mahal !
The Taj Mahalcommemorates   the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his  favorite wife,Mumtaz Mahal.
The Mughals weregreat naturalistswho believe thatflowers were the“symbol of thedivine realm”.
Agra Fort• Built by Akbar between 1565 and 1573• Imposing red sandstone with  colonnaded arches• Encompass a complex of ha...
The Diwan-i-Khas, a lavishly decorated open hall       where the emperor met his court
A view of the Taj Mahal from Agra Fort
Jami Masjid, an open mosque, with a large courtyard,       towers over the city of Fatehpur Sikri
Prayer rooms have flat-roofed pillaredgalleries that run around the complex.
Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti         in marble
Fatehpur Sikri• The walled imperial palace complex, both  public and private, was built for Mughal  Emperor Akbar’s city i...
Amber Fort
Hotel Umaid Mahal in Jaipur   H   o   t
Façade of Hawa Mahal(notice the bamboo and ropes for restoratation)Tiered baroque-like composition of projecting windows a...
Jantar Mantar Observatory built by Jai Singh II
Jal Mahal, formerly a palace for King Madho Singh IDuring the monsoon, when water fills the lake, it looks like a ‘water p...
Jaigarh Fort watches overthe former capital.
World’s Largest and most prized monumental cannon Jai Van on wheels.Cast in 1726, this 20 feet long barrel has carvings of...
Jaipur City Museum
Breakfast at the Master Guest House, New Delhi
Deaf Way FoundationNew Delhi, India
New Friend Arun Rao with Barry and Vicki
New friends who drove us back to our cottage !!
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  1. 1. Delhi – Agra - Jaipur
  2. 2. Master Guest House Our room
  3. 3. A view fromThe balcony
  4. 4. Avnish and 5 year old son took us out to the Flower Market early one morning
  5. 5. The Prime Minister ‘s OfficeAnd the Defense Ministry are locatedWithin the two blocks: North and South
  6. 6. India Gate: built to honor soldiers who died in several wars
  7. 7. Built in 1565, this 2nd Maghal Emperor Humayun’s Tomb was an inspiration for the Taj Mahal
  8. 8. Fine TrellisWork instoneLaterbecameA signatureMughalfeature
  9. 9. Red sandstone and marble, arches, domes, andgeometric design inlaids are striking features of the Persian style architecture
  10. 10. “Octagon” tomb of Isa Khan, a noble, at Sher Shah Sur’s court
  11. 11. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum and LibraryOriginally a residence for the Commander-in-Chief of British ForcesBefore Nehru and Family moved in, known as Teen Murti BhavanIndia’s First Prime Minister from 1947 to 1964
  12. 12. Brick and Plaster Astronomical Instruments at Jantar MantarSawai Jai Singh II built this observatory in 1724
  13. 13. The Samrat Yantra, a right-angledTriangle whose hypotenuse is parallelTo the earth’s axis. The two brickQuadrants on either side measure itsShadow.
  14. 14. A HugeSundial
  15. 15. ArchitecturalDetails
  16. 16. Shrines and Mosques
  17. 17. Best Western Resort Country Club(RCI TIMESHARE)Outside of Gurgaon1.5 hours drive south of New Delhi
  18. 18. Day temperatures hoveredAround 100 to 110 degrees Night temperatures Around 85 to 95 degrees
  19. 19. Emperor Akbar’sMausoleum at Sikandra Built 1605 -1612
  20. 20. You had to enter through here to see the Grand Taj Mahal !
  21. 21. The Taj Mahalcommemorates the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his favorite wife,Mumtaz Mahal.
  22. 22. The Mughals weregreat naturalistswho believe thatflowers were the“symbol of thedivine realm”.
  23. 23. Agra Fort• Built by Akbar between 1565 and 1573• Imposing red sandstone with colonnaded arches• Encompass a complex of halls, courtyards, and galleries• Deep moat, once filled with water, surrounds the fort• Shah Jahan was imprisoned here by his son during his last few years
  24. 24. The Diwan-i-Khas, a lavishly decorated open hall where the emperor met his court
  25. 25. A view of the Taj Mahal from Agra Fort
  26. 26. Jami Masjid, an open mosque, with a large courtyard, towers over the city of Fatehpur Sikri
  27. 27. Prayer rooms have flat-roofed pillaredgalleries that run around the complex.
  28. 28. Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti in marble
  29. 29. Fatehpur Sikri• The walled imperial palace complex, both public and private, was built for Mughal Emperor Akbar’s city in 1571• Reflects a blend of Hindu and Jain, and Islamic styles
  30. 30. Amber Fort
  31. 31. Hotel Umaid Mahal in Jaipur H o t
  32. 32. Façade of Hawa Mahal(notice the bamboo and ropes for restoratation)Tiered baroque-like composition of projecting windows and balconiesWith perforated screens – this is only one room, 5 stories high, walls noThicker than 8 inches, built of lime and mortar and painted pink
  33. 33. Jantar Mantar Observatory built by Jai Singh II
  34. 34. Jal Mahal, formerly a palace for King Madho Singh IDuring the monsoon, when water fills the lake, it looks like a ‘water palace’.
  35. 35. Jaigarh Fort watches overthe former capital.
  36. 36. World’s Largest and most prized monumental cannon Jai Van on wheels.Cast in 1726, this 20 feet long barrel has carvings of elephants, birds, andflowers. It was never fired !
  37. 37. Jaipur City Museum
  38. 38. Breakfast at the Master Guest House, New Delhi
  39. 39. Deaf Way FoundationNew Delhi, India
  40. 40. New Friend Arun Rao with Barry and Vicki
  41. 41. New friends who drove us back to our cottage !!

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