Dispatch from Delhi

A photo essay from last year’s visit to Delhi: grand centuries-old structures, striking contrasts between old and new, interesting calibrations of refinement. It is apparent heritage structures are well inserted into the rhythms of everyday life. Most unlike a few places where they remain static, rarely used or engaged, and only comes alive with the arrival of tourists.

Very first site to visit on the day I arrived: Humayum’s Tomb
Cricket in a field adjoining an ancient temple in Mehrauli
A game of cards amid ruins
A beautiful scene framed by an arch: perhaps a blossoming courtship
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