Photos from India, 2005




a Baba in Varanasi  (a proper one, not hustling)




flower-offerings on the stairs to a temple in Khajuraho




Delhi's train station market, from a distance




This is what hacked power lines look like.




temple with broken dome, outside Jaipur




pigeon flying from alcoves in the Samrat Yantra
(90-foot-tall sundial) of Jaipur's Jantar Mantar




confectionary domes of Jaipur's Hawa Mahal




banyan tree (yes, just one)




in Udaipur




Happy Holi!




remains of Holi later that evening




People (mostly women) going to worship at the Parvati temple in Khajuraho




in Khajuraho




a few of the Khajuraho temples' erotic sculptures




ferries in Mumbai's India Gate harbor




entering Delhi's Jama Masjid, the city's main mosque




woman descending one of the zodiac-sign-trackers in Jaipur's Jantar Mantar




Krishna's footprints outside the main temple in Udaipur




That's a big turban for a little shaver.




guard in the Elephanta Island temple outside Mumbai
(this is the one carved out of caves)




Nearly all temples fly flags; even tiny shrines like the one in Jaipur's fort.




Marigolds are everywhere; they even get in the fruit.




in Allahabad




a walk-in zodiac sky map / tracker in Jaipur's Jantar Mantar




sunrise over the Ganga in Varanasi




Many people just sleep on the ghats at night in Varanasi.




remains of offerings in a Khajuraho temple niche




trees growing out of a building wall in Jaipur




Okay, here's the requisite Taj Mahal shot.




in Allahabad




This isn't a relic--hand-pushed wooden wagons are still in common use.




in Jodhpur




outside Udaipur




woman sitting in the solar calendar of Delhi's Jantar Mantar



  more India photos (less artsy, more cultural)