"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)



After a morning in the Red Fort,
our afternoon was spent at Humayun’s Tomb, often regarded as the Taj Mahal in prototype.







Pictures taken at Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi. 

5 responses

  1. The fellow in the third photo appears to be stepping into eternity as life goes on in the mopping of the floor. What a compelling use of light.

    September 19, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    • Your allusion to “stepping into eternity” had also struck me when I was assembling the pictures..

      September 19, 2011 at 8:52 pm

  2. Toffeeapple

    Beautiful light. The building is beautiful too.

    September 20, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    • I found the contrasting light and shade within the heart of the mausoleum even more dramatic than in the Taj..

      September 20, 2011 at 7:10 pm

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