Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, & Ahmedabad
Dilruba Safarnama: Venturing not too far from Home, as we Cross the Border to India.
dil rubaa : adj. fascinating/alluring . . . dil rubaa : n.m. sweetheart . . . A safar (inf. n. fr. `to go forth to journey’), s.m. Journeying, travelling; journey, travel, voyage; campaign: safar-nama , s.m. Account of a journey, travels
In our lives all the distant journeys we make are ultimately memorable one way or another, amongst these some tend to stand out like exclusive gems in a collection of many. So! after all these years India finally happed in 2004 and then once again in 2005 … to compare one journey to the next seems unfair, so I express myself best by naming these journeys as I would a child … no favorites here I confess, have loved them all differently and deeply. At present a myriad selection of architectural images, are from Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad.
Mughal Architecture, building style that flourished in northern and central India under the patronage of the Mughal emperors from the mid-16th to the late 17th century. The Mughal period marked a striking revival of Islamic architecture in northern India. Under the patronage of the Mughal emperors, Persian, Indian, and various provincial styles were fused to produce works of unusual quality and refinement.