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Qutub Minar: the leaning tower of Delhi

The 72.5-metre-tall red sandstone and marble Qutub Minar is the tallest structure in Delhi, and the tallest brick minaret in the world. It’s also an excellent example of Indo-Islamic architecture and one of the major sights in the Indian capita...
by Sophie's World on Oct 28, 2013

“Delhi @ 47 degree” : Odyssey to Paradise on Earth (Part 1)

“Sir, there is no electricity. The AC won’t be working for another 10 minutes” said the front office person, after he gave the keys of our room. This wouldn’t have been a problem in normal circumstances. But, what if the temperature is touchi...
by Passion for Road Trips on Jun 26, 2013

Monument Tours of India

india is home to some of the greatest monuments ever made in the world including the seventh wonder of the world Taj Mahal made in Agra. The monuments in India mark the presence of Mughal dynasty, Rajputana Empire and the Dravidian influence in the c...
by India Travel Blog on Jun 5, 2013

Delhi – Where My Dil Goes On and On

I have lots of memories of Delhi been flying throughout my mind frequently. I have visited almost every nook and corner of Delhi with my friend. You can call it what you will Dilli or Delhi. Delhi is a city where my dil always wants to be, it’s a c...

Foto Friday – Old man at the Qutab Minar Tower, Delhi, India

Old Indian man at Qutab Minar, Delhi, India, a photo by jamehand on Flickr. In the grounds of The Qutab Minar in DelhiI I found this old and dignified man and asked him if I could take his photograph, he agreed and stood very proudly and still for m...
by James' Travel/Adventure Blog on Dec 7, 2012

100 YEARS OF DELHI AS NATIONAL CAPITAL

Delhi, as the National Capital of modern day India, turns one hundred years old today. On 12 December, 1911 the National Capital of the then colonized India was shifted by the British from Kolkata to Delhi. With this, the political focus also shifted...


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