The Sri Harimandir Sahib, more famously known as the Golden Temple, is situated in Amritsar in the state of Punjab in India. It is the central religious place of worship for Sikhism.
A magical, purple hued sunrise glowed over the shimmering lake welcoming us to the romantic city of Udaipur.
Dressed in the white cloth of mourning and with a shaven head, this young man has just prepared the funeral pyre for a member of his family, hopefully old and well blessed after a long and fruitful life.
Every evening just after sunset in the three holy cities of India the evening ritual of Aarti takes place facing the river. Here in Varanasi on elevated floodlit platforms on the banks of the Ganges the Hindu priests chant and sign songs.
Resplendently hairy and sitting on the steps leading to the large "Shri Sankat Mochan" temple dedicated to the revered Monkey God, Hanuman.
Sitting square and massive 400 feet (122 m) above the surrounding countryside is the mighty Mehrangarh Fort. Situated above Jodphur city the fort is enclosed by imposing thick walls topped with cannon.
Air India has become the first airline in India to join one of the global alliances, giving it connections to many more cities and routes through partners such as Lufthansa and United. That's good news for Air India, which has been criticized recently...
I really like this unusual picture as it instantly returns me to my very special visit to India a couple of years ago when I saw some of the most amazing historical locations that I have ever seen.
Many of the world's premier airlines, like Singapore air, Lufthansa and Emirates, are starting to fly larger more luxurious aircraft to India, including the Airbus 380 and the Boeing 787-9 (newest version of this aircraft).
Sitting by the side of the intricately sculpted, ancient temples of Khajuraho, I watched entranced, as a throng of people in bright, elaborate saris chattered excitedly as they made their way, in their droves, to the only temple still in use.
Born in 1869 Edwin Lutyens was responsible for much of the architectural design and building when India was part of the British Empire in the 1920s and 1930s.
This building, modeled down to the finest detail on a Scottish Baronial home, was completed in 1888 to serve as the Viceregal Lodge from where the whole of the enormous British Imperial Indian subcontinent was ruled during the summer months each year.
Toiling in his tiny back street workshop in the winding back alleys of Udaipur, in Rajastan, north west India, I came across this delightful motor rewind electrician who kindly allowed me to take his photo.
Varanasi, or Benares, the Holy City, located on the banks of Mother Ganges is one of the the most holy places in the Hindu religion. Dying there, or even 'just' being cremated there, will assure the immediate ascendancy of your soul to paradise.
Around every corner in the Holy City of Varanasi, which is located on the banks of Mother Ganges in India, is another surprise and visual treat.