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Travel Theme/Wheres my Backpack: Decoration

Ailsa’s calling for decoration in the current post. A bit clichéd I know but there’s little to compare with the carved surfaces of temples in India when it comes to decoration. The observer can only marvel at the complexity and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinity II (Ranakpur Jain Temple – more images)

Gilly asked me if I would post some more images of the Jain Temple at Ranakpur, Rajasthan. The 500 year old temple sits in a splendid walled compound in a State Nature Reserve, designed on an unusual cruciform axis. There are … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

Infinity boggles the mind. Consider the infinite carvings in this Jain Temple at Ranakpur where no one carving is the same as another. Considered the number artists who drew countless sketches of this endless design. Consider the number of masons, their conversations … Continue reading

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