Travel Diary – Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra & Rajasthan (Udaipur & Jaipur)

This is a picture journal of our road trip to Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Jaipur (Rajasthan) & Udaipur (Rajasthan)

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The Red Fort in Delhi

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The Red Fort in Delhi

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India Gate, Delhi

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Banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi

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The Qutb Minar – Delhi

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The Bahai Temple, Delhi

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Sunset in the Bahai Temple, Delhi

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Fatehpur Sikri – Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire only for 10 years.

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Detailing in the Palace, Fatehpur Sikri

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Detailing in Fatehpur Sikri

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Detailing of women’s earrings on the walls of the Queen’s Palace in Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri – Hiran Minar, a memorial to Akbar’s favorite elephant. The white projections from the Minar resemble elephant tusks

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Entrance to the Taj Mahal

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The Taj Mahal – no pictures can capture its true beauty

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The Taj Mahal – another angle

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Birds on the Yamuna River that flows behind the Taj

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Amber Fort, Jaipur, a cold misty morning

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Elephants at the Amber Fort, Jaipur

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View of a terraced park/garden as we went up to Amber Fort

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The City Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan

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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan

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The City of Udaipur, Rajasthan

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The Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Another view of the City of Udaipur, Rajasthan

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The Udaipur Palace, Rajasthan

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Detailing inside the Udaipur Palace, Rajasthan

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Garden of the Maidens (Saheliyon Ki Bari), Udaipur – A garden meant exclusively for women of the royal family

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The famous Rajasthani Puppet Show

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Trying our hand at puppeteering

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