After leaving Pushkar, our journey took us through Fatehpur to Jaipur.
Fatehpur is a small town known for a grand mosque in the center. In the middle of the square of this mosque is the Salim Chishti Tomb, a beautiful marble edifice.
A man pondering about life in front of the busy mosque
Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. It is a perfect place for architecture appreciation and people watching.
Tombs in the square of Jama Mosque
A cute little child waved at me from distance and then decided to ignore me when I held up my camera. A goat climbed up to a high point in the background.
Paying respect inside of Salim Chishti Tomb
A local artist trying to sell me on his art.
Man paying respect in the Salim Chishti Tomb
Women sorting our their shawls in front of the tomb of Salim Chishti
colorful fabric covers the tomb of Salim Chishti
cool domes lined up on top of Jama mosque
Inside the halls of Salim Chishti Tomb
Interesting decor in front of bronze gate
Jaipur is larger city with a beautiful lake as the city center. Castles and defensive walls were raised on top of the mountains surrounding the lake and the city.
I found myself in the middle of a celebration in the castle in Jaipur
Boys holler at their friends below a balcony
Feeding catfish in the lake is a common practice to commemorate loved ones in Lake Jaipur
A man and his icecream pot
A woman deep in her thoughts in front of a window in Jaipur castle
A security guard dutily watching the rowdy tourists
A boy looking longing for some spare changes while performing a melancholic song using his instrument.
A cold night is on the horizon
Woman and her… well, not sure what she was selling.. street food?
A rotund security officer receiving reports from his fellow force members. He appeared to be giving directions to men around him.
One of many monkeys jumping from roof to roof in the palace.
families gathered at the square in the middle of the castle in Jaipur
I LOVE the color the food this man is selling.
Sunrise over a mountain range in Jaipur
Looking over the walls of a fortress in Jaipur
Crowd is gathering as a puppet show is ready to kick off.
A western woman riding an elephant up to the entrance of the castle