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#exploringdelhi #Through_Priyas_Lens #LothianCemetery . Remembrances of Things Past... . Old cemeteries can be interesting places to visit if you are looking to give history –for want of a better phrase--a frame. . Lying at rest in front of you are the very people who lived during the periods mentioned in the pages of textbooks and other literary works. . Lothian Cemetery, in Old Delhi is a case in point. With burials here from 1808 to around 1858, it is one of Delhi's oldest Christian cemeteries. It is also, apparently, one of Delhi's most haunted locations - which I think is an undeserved reputation. . In its time, the area was said to have been much larger, and thickly wooded. This next may well be apocryphal, but I did read somewhere that it was originally a Muslim graveyard with the original residents turfed out to make room for the British. There is a sad irony in here somewhere, because it is the same British Raj that laid railway lines right next to the cemetary in 1864 –a scant 7 years after the Mutiny. It's possibly a bit hard to rest here, with passenger trains to destinations like Calcutta rumbling past with metronomic regularity. . And that is only part of this cemetery's problem. Commercial buildings crowd around... as do illegal encroachments. What I found surprising when I went inside was just how close the graves are to one another. Was this intentional from the very beginning? It feels claustrophobic and hardly conducive to eternal rest. Nicholson Cemetery, a short distance away and almost of the same period, is better laid out... . So many graves have their inscriptions worn off, that they are 'known but to God'. . Many British soldiers who died during the First War of Indian Independence in 1857 (the Sepoy Mutiny) were buried here, though I'd be hard pressed to tell you where. It is anyone's guess as to how much land has been lost to encroachment. . The Archaeological Survey of India manages the area, and there is clearly a lot of work that needs doing here. Whatever one's differences with the Empire, death is the ultimate leveler; the journies of those who lie here...are over. Let them rest in (better maintained) peace.
Dawn at the #tajmahal brings out all the magic and is a great way to avoid the huge crowds that flock to this iconic mausoleum. 📸@arjsun
Passion it's something that gives a human being to their identity so that they known by work not by name a watch maker also a big man coz he repair a watch because nowadays watch is very important in this fast life a watchmaker saves a world of lots human being because through human being understand the value of time that time is never stopped for anyone it's about passion and dedication to the work hats off to those who saves other humans life by their talents nothing is smaller ........ #yourshot #natgeo #instagram #lonelyplanet #discovery #historytv18 #truecoloursof #incredibleindia #maibhisadakchap #nustaharamkhor #instagram #trell #canonindia #apm #cbre #maibhisadakchap #viewbug #nustaharamkhor #banarasiya #incredibleindia #dslrofficials #apm #mocpchi #banarasiya #tcoi #discoverindia #nimitnigam #adobe #pintripindia #wassupmumbai
When we're all alone, it might be to frightening to bear... but we're all right beside each other. We've got our friends close by! Now, there's nothing to fear! Because we're not alone!!! -Hiro Mashima ShotOn: OnePlus 6T #picoftheday #indiatravel #instagood #instahub #travelindia #discoverindia #discoverhimachal #mountainboy #incredibleindia #shotononeplus #oneplus6t #manali #trekking
India, Day 55 Listen with your heart, see the world outside with the eyes of compassion and feel the subtle connection with everything that surrounds you. There is a collective wisdom and consciousnesses but there is also a collective suffering and separation. Every moment we make a choice to support one or the other, with our thoughts, words and actions. Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu — May all beings be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and freedom for all 💛 . . . #lokahsamastahsukhinobhavantu #compassion #community #familyportrait #indianmusic #indiaphotography #colorsofindia #discoverindia #picoftheday #india2k19 #photodiary
The Sundarbans are at once terrifying and gorgeous, like and edgy kind of paradise. Link in bio to read why. (Second photo courtesy @sujatroghosh ) #nofiltern #reporting #India #discoverIndia #westbengal
For us in Mumbai this is not just a road by the sea but an experience in itself. A place where we visit to escape the daily rigors of life Marine Drive is a 3.6-kilometre-long Boulevard in South Mumbai The road was constructed by late philanthropist Bhagojisheth Keer & Pallonji Mistry. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill also known as the Queen's Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. The official name for this road, though rarely used, is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. The promenade is lined with palm trees. At the northern end of Marine Drive is Chowpatty Beach. This is a popular beach famed for its Bhel puri (local fast food). Many restaurants also line this stretch of the road. Further down this road lies Walkeshwar, a wealthy neighborhood of the city, also home to the Governor of Maharashtra hotels dot the drive, most prominent among them being the 5-star Oberoi (formerly the Oberoi Hilton Tower however reverted to the original name as of early 2008), The Intercontinental, Hotel Marine Plaza, Sea Green Hotel and a few other smaller hotels. Marine Drive is the preferred connecting road between the central business district located at Nariman Point and the rest of the city. Marine Drive also houses many Sports Clubs along the stretch, mostly members only clubs like the Cricket Club of India, adorning the Brabourne Stadium and Garware Club House adjacent to the famous Wankhede Stadium along with others like the Mumbai Police Gymkhana, P. J. Hindu Gymkhana & Islam Gymkhana Churchgate & Marine lines stations r close by. U can hire a cab or take a bus from Mumbai CST station. Visit in the evenings to enjoy the cool breeze and lights Along the promenade #coloursofindia #indiantravelblogger #mytraveldiaries #indiatraveldiaries #visitindia #travelbugindia #tourismindia #wanderlust #discoverindia #travelindiagram #lonelyplanetindia #wahhindia #incredible India #travelfreak #mumbaibeauties
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