While In Jaipur : The Pink City (Part VIII - Lake Palace & The Journey Home)

Evening in a strange city.

The Jal Mahal

While In Jaipur : The Pink City (Part VII - Amber Fort)

Monkey business - Outside Amber Fort with a view of the ruins in the background. 

Amber Fort (front gate)

The main plaza.

The east section of the fort facing west. Reflection of sunset. 

Carving delicate lines.

Outside of Ganesh Pol.

Seesh Mahal of the Mirror Palace.

The Amber Fort dome.

Windows looking out to the mountains. 

Inside looking out.

Maota Lake as viewed from Amber Fort.

One of the many charming rooms.

Amber Fort as viewed from the foot of the hill. 

While In Jaipur : The Pink City (Part VI - Jaigarh Fort)

The Pink Plaza.

Back view of the tower.

In full bloom. 

The nine wives of the Raj. 

Door leading to the pink balcony - the biggest I've ever seen, floating 400 ft up on the hills.

The pink balcony. 

View from the pink balcony (mid-left)

View from the pink balcony (mid).

Telescopic view of the lake between the mountains. 

The hanging garden, built for the wives and princesses. 

Archways leading to the sky. 

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The artillery section.

Crematorium (side view).

Crematorium (front view).

The Jaivana cannon - manufactured in 1720 and the biggest during its time stands as an exhibit today in one of the desolate towers of the gigantic fort. It has a firing range of 35 km (22 miles).

Rajasthan. Sand. Camel.