Sunday, 24 July 2011

Haveli(*)


Mandawa, Rajasthan
(*) Former private residence in northern India, currently empty or mantained by a watchman (tipically an old man).

16 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Amazing! How wonderfully different/varied the architecture is from country to country. Another thing that makes travel so interesting. And now I get to travel through your photos! Have a great week, JM!

Sylvia

Jacob said...

Reminds me a bit of your "decay" pictures...it's too bad that such elegance is allowed to waste away.

JM said...

@Jacob: Yes, all havelis are so beautiful but so decayed, it's heart breaking...

Barb said...

Beautiful art,it's a shame it's not being restored....Barb

EG Wow said...

I wonder why it's not being maintained. Hmmm. Maybe India has too many national treasures and cannot afford to take great care of them all!

Cobalt Violet said...

Wow! That is incredibly beautiful!
Thanks for sharing this photo.

Halcyon said...

This is beautiful. Too bad it has become a bit decayed.

Iva said...

WOW! Fantastic place and photo.

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

My dearest country!!!
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Photo Cache said...

incredible detailing. sad to see the decay.

Carolina Tavares said...

Interessante a pintura, infelizmente em mal estado de conservação.

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Marias Teater said...

Yes, it is really heart breaking - but what is left, is beautiful

Cezar and Léia said...

Fantastic shot JM, this mural is beautiful!
Léia

Sailor said...

Looking at this picture, I really feel bad about the way we(Indians) handle preserving the history. Too bad.
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Francisca said...

Marvelous. Imagine the creative mind that built this.