Posts tagged ‘Jaipur’

India Re-capped

On 9th October 2014 my wife and I arrived in Delhi after our overnight flight from Heathrow. Over the next 10 days we covered approximately 1000km as we travelled by road and rail from Delhi to Agra to Ranthambhore to Ramathra to Jaipur and then back to Delhi. 

My first set of images from India were posted on 26th October. Since then there have been 54 other posts (not including this one) containing 266 images (just 19% of the 1,405 shots that I captured in total on the trip). For my final post on India (about time too I hear you cry) I thought I would share these 266 shots again in one gallery.

Thanks for all the likes and comments over the past 5 months, your kind and supportive words are a constant source of encouragement…….I hope you enjoy the journey one more time: 

© Mark Simms Photography (2015)

Jaipur Observatory

Next door to the City Palace is the Jaipur Observatory, built between 1728 and 1734. Its Hindu name is the Jantar Mantar and it contains a series of monumental instruments for “….measuring the harmony of the heavens.” The scale of this place is astonishing, with each instrument serving a particular function and still delivering accurate readings after nearly three hundred years:

© Mark Simms Photography (2015)

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