YOGART STUDIO :: A taste of Delhi
Some photos I snapped to whet your appetite…
Pool in the centre of the main prayer hall in Jama Masjid used for ritual ablutions – Old Delhi.
Predating Humayun’s Tomb is Nila Gumbad, an octagonal tomb supposedly built to honour a faithful servant -South Delhi.
Lying adjacent to the Qutb Minar complex are the ruins of India’s first mosque (The Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque “The Might of Islam”) -South Delhi.
A blackbird perched on a chandelier in a prayer hall at Jama Masjid – Old Delhi.
Humayun’s Tomb – Delhi’s first Mughal mausoleum, it was constructed to house the remains of the second Mughal emperor, Humayun. This architecture is viewed as a predecessor to the Taj Mahal – South Delhi.
Onion shaped domes at Jama Masjid – Old Delhi.
Referred to as ‘walking trees’ on account of their protruding roots.
A courtyard flanked by cloisters and supported by pillars adjacent to the ruins of India’s first mosque (The Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque “The Might of Islam”) -South Delhi.
Half squirrel + half chipmunk = cute Indian critter.
These bright orange flowers can be found growing on trees throughout Delhi.
Shabby chic -my guesthouse room in Paharganj.
Organized chaos captured from a rooftop – Main Bazaar, Paharganj.
Tuk tuk’s give you wings! (and whiplash!) – Main Bazaar, Paharganj.
Cricket, the national sport -Nike store, Khan Market, New Delhi.
My favourite resource – children’s books! A bilingual book to add to my collection -from Full Circle, Khan Market, New Delhi.
Coconut and raspberry macarons from L’OPERA Pâtisserie, Khan Market, New Delhi.
Beautiful 100% silk, handmade, block printed garments from Studio Anupamaa in Khan Market, New Dlehi. Their website is http://www.anupamaa.com but you can also find a selection of their designs at your local Anthropologie store.
An address for love? – New Delhi.
Baha’i Temple in the shape of an unfolding lotus -South Delhi.
I stopped to watch their impromptu cricket match in the school courtyard. Then they stopped to watch me 🙂