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1519-Goa – India

We spent the night in Goa on the train and had one junket to the beach. Of course the little mermaid had to take a swim. The video is the countryside and some of Goa. Notice the difference between this [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1518-Old Delhi – India

Old Delhi or Purani Dilli is a walled city of Delhi, India, founded as Shahjahanabad in 1638, when Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor at the time, decided to shift the Mughal capital from Agra. The construction of the city was [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1517-Cows – India

Millions of Hindus revere and worship cows. Hinduism is a religion that raises the status of Mother to the level of Goddess. Therefore, the cow is considered a sacred animal, as it provides us life sustaining milk. The cow is [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1516-Ghandi’s Tomb – India

Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, Antyeshti (Antim Sanskar) on 30 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1515-Driving – India

If you ever thought driving was a challenge, then you haven’t driven in India. We had drivers everywhere we went in India. You could not manage the roads yourself without extensive experience living in India. Picture this – three marked [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1514-Train Stations – India

This is a wonderful movie of a slice of life of India. As we traveled through many small villages I  set the camera in the window of the train and recorded a small vignette of Indian life. [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1513-Humayun’s Tomb – India

Humayun’s tomb (Maqbaera e Humayun) is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum (also known as Haji Begum), in 1569-70, and designed by [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1512-Snake Charmer – India

I got to check this off my list for thrills in India. I only wanted to see a real snake charmer, but when he motioned me to sit down next to him I don’t know what came over me, but [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1511-Qutub Minar – India

The Qutb Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world, inspired by the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan, it is an important example of early Afghan architecture, which later evolved into Indo-Islamic Architecture. The Qutb Minar is 239 ft high, [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1510-Fatepur Sakri – India

Fatehpur Sikri is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it [...]

January 20, 2018 India