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)
remains of Holi later that evening
People (mostly women) going to worship at the Parvati temple 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.
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.
This isn't a relic--hand-pushed wooden wagons are still in common use.
woman sitting in the solar calendar of Delhi's Jantar Mantar
more India photos (less artsy, more cultural)