Treats of Jaipur

Going back to Jaipur I had a second change at a lot of things.  I got to take some unexpected pictures of things that I missed the first time, or I just wanted to get that “perfect” shot.  It was actually a pretty quick visit, but the crowds were gone, which meant pictures without tons of people and waiting— waiting some more to get an unobstructed view.

In this part of the trip I went to City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Jantar Mantar.  It was really hot, so we moved quickly through the spaces, and sat in the shade.  I even listened to some of the recorded guides (some good, others…were something else).  It was nice to have a second chance.

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Hawa Mahal, in both directions.  When I was here last time it was not this empty.  It’s right on a major tourist street and full of traffic.  But this time, not so much.
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Even have time for a quick shot!
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Pretty windows– also known as “Honey Comb Palace”— but only because of the windows.
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Inside City Palace, trying to stay in the shade.
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Amazing color and tile work.
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Peacocks everywhere!

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And of course, suns with mustaches.

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Reliefs.
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Symmetry.
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Jantat Mantar— Take two!  Where are all the people?

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Still one of my favorite places in India.
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Libra Symbol.
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The cosmos.
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Huge Sun Dial, which is actually close to the real time.

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