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IMG_0490 Delhi - Humayan's Tomb Complex - Isa Khan's Tomb, upper view of the tombs
IMG_0494 Isa Khan's Tomb - Wall surrounding the complex
IMG_0501 Delhi - Humayan's Tomb Complex - Isa Khan's Tomb. Detail on the main door of the mosque.
IMG_0502 Delhi - Humayan's Tomb Complex - Isa Khan's Tomb
IMG_0524 Arab Serai Gate at Humayan's Tomb Complex
IMG_0533 Humayan's Tomb as seen from the West Gate
IMG_0538 Humayan's Tomb - Built of white marble and red sandstone
IMG_0562 Humayan's Tomb (Persian Architecture)
IMG_0565 Room service at Sheela Hotel.  Biryani and Lassi for dinner, before the power went out and it turned into a candlelit dinner.
IMG_0584 Taj Mahal Agra - Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in childbirth in 1631.
IMG_0600 Taj Mahal Agra - started in 1631 and completed in 1653.
IMG_0618 Taj Mahal Mosque
IMG_0635 Detail on the Taj Mahal - 20,000 people worked on the Taj. Many had their hands or thumbs amputated afterwards so the work could never be repeated.
IMG_0640 Taj Mahal - built from white marble and thousands of semiprecious stones.
IMG_0656 Taj Mahal on a foggy December morning
IMG_0680 Detail Taj Mahal - carved flowers and inlaid with semiprecious stones
Img_0693 Taj Mahal - each face of the Taj is identical
IMG_0704 Mosque at the Taj Mahal
Img_0729 Man sweeping - Mosque at Taj Mahal
IMG_0757 Taj Mahal
IMG_0780 Breakfast in the garden in front of our room at Hotel Sheela
IMG_0798 Somewhere on the way to Fatehpur Sikri, all modes of transport possible on the same road
IMG_0809 Fatehpur Sikri - The capital of the Mughal empire between 1571 and 1585.  This is Diwan-Khana-I-Khas - Private apartments of Akbar.
IMG_0811 Fatehpur Sikri - In front of the platform where Akbar was entertained
IMG_0817 Fatehpur Sikri - Panch Mahal - once used by the ladies of the court. Five levels, the lower floor has 84 columns, all different.
IMG_0820 Fatehpur Sikri - Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audiences) This column has elements of Jain, Moghul, Hindu, Persian, Turk and Buddist art. Four walkways join in the center of the column.
IMG_0837 Fatehpur Sikri
IMG_0839 Fatehpur Sikri - carved marble lattice on Shaikh Salim Chishti's Tomb
IMG_0845 Fatehpur Sikri - Shaikh Salim Chishti's Tomb
IMG_0846 Fatehpur Sikri - Jama Masjid -said to be a copy of the mosque at Mecca.
IMG_0878 Fatehpur Sikri - Jama Masjid - Water pitchers
Img_0884 Agra - Red Fort - begun by Akbar in 1565, it was first a military structure, then a palace, and finally a prison.
Img_0897 Red Fort - Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audiences)
Img_0902 Red Fort - Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audiences) Agra
Img_0913 Taj Mahal from Red Fort
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