Banyan trees give gravitas
and bulls, their blessings
Yes, all are welcome in Samod
where children are schooled
The holy man watches over his flock
who carry out their ablutions
under the gaze of wise peacock
life is laid back in Samod
The Wind Palace, from where court women view street life without it viewing them
non court woman leaving street
while man braces to face its challenges
selling tools to smoothen street movement
A place to meet along the street
and have a cup of tea while engine is repaired
convertibles and motorcycles always add excitement
not ready for life’s true challenges
We like it here! Papa-ji and his lady are celebrating his 90th birthday at the Samod Haveli
The mirrored walls and ceiling?
and rooftop pavilions with photo ops
As we are the most interesting subjects!!
though not everyone makes it into the selfie!
There are different forms of selfie… here is my father in front of his own astrological sign at the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur
India is a Wonderful place!!!
My friends, seated at the entrance to the Amber Fort, agree
Welcome to the Monkey Temple
Where the monkeys do the work
bask in the sun on the balustrade
A ritual bath is essential
pose for a family portrait
we all like to play in the sand
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