Foto Friday – Indian elephants and their Mahouts

An elephant ride up to the Sun Gate – entrance to The Amber Fort – is the preferred mode of transport in this part of Rajasthan. This Mahout is starting his long trek up the narrow and winding pathway to the Gate.

“Pink is the navy blue of India.” … 02/04/2010

Indian elephants and their Mahouts, Amber Fort, India

Jaipur is one of the foremost tourist attractions in India because of its superlative forts, grandiose palaces, vivacious temples, multicolored bazaars, pulsating streets, and its distinguished pink color to which the city owes its oft-used name “The Pink City“. Continue reading ““Pink is the navy blue of India.” … 02/04/2010″