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Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

Defaced ruins of architecture and statuary, like the wrinkles of decrepitude of a once beautiful woman, only make one regret that one did not see them when they were enchanting. 39 more words

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Chittorhgarh, Rajasthan, India

Chittorgarh is 2 hours drive from Udaipur.

Chittorgarh fort

Locomotive at Chittorgarh

Thirty years after steam working in the UK ceased, I came across the two final bastions of steam in India when I visited Rajkot in Gujarat and Chittor in Rajasthan. 36 more words


Riding the Footplate

This is what memories are made of.

Riding on the footplate of one of the last surviving Indian Railways metre gauge Pacifics in 1997.


copy neg 5a

If it looks old, then that’s sufficient justification for printing it. Old is good, old is heritage, therefore the less than perfect quality here might be excused, because the past should be preserved, and re-presented ad-nauseam……..which means, until it makes you sick. 33 more words


Rambling in the Ruins of Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh – the name instantly invokes a mixed feeling of awe, veneration and thrill. The moment I read the name in our itinerary the names like… 985 more words


India Part I: Rajasthan

We finally arrived in Delhi on Thursday, Dec. 11 after a longer than expected stay in the Emirates. They sure don’t make it easy to come and spend money in India. 4,133 more words