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The Alhambra , Granada Spain

The exquisite Muslim calligraphy at the jewel of the Moorish empire, the Alhambra,  in Granada Spain. Google Public Domanin This is one of my all time favorite places i have visited,  even though it was years ago that we were … Continue reading

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Kailasa Temple Ellora Caves, India

On our south trip, this was the last stop before returning to Ahmadabad after 13 days of travelling.   We had not gone there in 2013.  It is an breathtaking site of temple after temple carved  from the hillside.  We … Continue reading

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The Haveli in Jaisalmer

This is a picture from atop the fort in Jaisalmer, the Golden City of Rajasthan. Namaste! Today, Jaisalmer is a remote outpost in the desert and actually the last city in India before the desert and then the border  with … Continue reading

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Chennai Building Collapse

This tragedy happened  last weekend and the pictures brought back memories of seeing construction in India. The bamboo sticks are used for scaffolding, and my  architect assured me that they are very strong.  But to hold up a building of … Continue reading

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