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Re: The Ancient, Erotic Temples of Khajuraho

GarryRF ·
For the artists models to hold that pose long enough to do a stone carving was a feat of endurance far greater than completing a marathon ! Interesting blog showing that history can be both entertaining and meaningful.
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Re: The Ancient, Erotic Temples of Khajuraho

DrFumblefinger ·
Fascinating place, Anna! Thanks for sharing it with us! Love the top photo of the temple complex at dusk.
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Anna Phipps ·
Thanks for commenting and glad that you enjoyed the post! Yes, imagine posing for a stone carving! I hadn't thought of it like that but was amazed by the quality and detail of the work. I find history really amazing and understanding about the history and meaning behind things like ancient temples and historical architecture makes the visit much more interesting for me. Originally Posted by GarryRF: For the artists models to hold that pose long enough to do a stone carving was a feat of...
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Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India (Where Gumbo was #250)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the beautiful group of monuments at Khajuraho, India. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is an admixture of Hindu and Jain temples. The site is especially known for its detailed sculptures.
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The Ancient, Erotic Temples of Khajuraho

Anna Phipps ·
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.  ...
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Re: Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India (Where Gumbo was #250)

Amateuremigrant ·
Try and get a full day here and hire a cycle to explore !
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Temples of Khajuraho

DrFumblefinger ·
Temples of Khajuraho
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