Aurangabad, India

7 Dec

After a 600 Km long train ride from Ahmedabad, we arrived to Aurangabad without to many expectations about this town, and rightly so. Nevertheless, it is the best place to stay one or two nights if you want to see the caves of Ellora and Ajanta. For me, it was a nightmarish period, as I finally got the “Deli belly” thing. And I got it real bad. I was so weak that my wife had to push me up the stairs while we were exploring the caves and I had to stop and lie down every ten minutes. When one sees the shots taken, no one can guess the miserable state of the photographer.

The caves of Elora and Ajanta represent the apogee of rock carved religious architecture in India and are truly spectacular.

ancient ruins at Aurangabad, India

man walking in ruins at Aurangabad, India

woman and chilsdren viewing ruins in Aurangabad, India

woman in front of ruins in Aurangabad, India

long figure reposing in ruins in Aurangabad, India

Fantastic shots, you are real trooper! :)

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4 Responses to “Aurangabad, India”

  1. Darrell Everett December 8, 2013 at 12:03 am #

    All beautiful images! Who’s the sour puss? LOL! So sorry you got ‘Jelly Belly?’ LOL! Sounds more like a dance than a disease! I trust you’re better now :O)

  2. jjoyv December 8, 2013 at 2:33 pm #

    Reblogged this on Life Textures and commented:
    Great story and fabulous images. What an amazing journey. What an amazing gift to be able to see the treasures of India.

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