Hey! The final days of ZeroToHero challenge are here…
We were to write a followup on our most popular post for Day 28 of ZTH. The beginning of my blogging journey was via the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge. And not surprisingly those were the posts that got the most views, likes and comments. So in a followup to this week’s earlier entry here’s one more…the juxtaposing of the 953 Jharokas (small windows) decorated with intricate latticework and coloured glass of the Hawa Mahal, the ‘Palace of Winds’ at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The architecture of this pink and red sandstone Palace was to give the Royal Ladies a way to observe the bustling marketplace while remaining unobserved themselves. And the scores and scores of windows kept the Palace air conditioned even in the soaring desert summers! You can see my earlier entry to this week here.
P.S. We passed the Hawa Mahal tons of times during our visit to Jaipur till I finally took this shot with my handy small digicam…not bad from a moving car!
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Your photo of the palace is far better than I managed, it’s such a stunning building.
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Hey Preeti, Nice n large click. But when you clicked it ??
I was there around 2008 it was not as beautiful as this is looking….it may be your presence 🙂
As I visited Jaipur with my best friend, namely my hubby…so love WAS in the air hence everything appeared more rosy, more beautiful and larger than life thru my camera’s lens! Thanks for dropping by and commenting…
I have never been able to capture it perfectly and I think I have to go there once more 🙂