Thursday, November 14, 2013

We're all in Lucknow....

About to head home. Here's a photo of our little group in Lucknow at the Bara Imambara, a Muslim religious monument built in 1764.  Its central hall  is said to be the largest arched hall in the world. Its construction is unique because its arched ceiling blocks have been put together with an interlocking system of bricks, without the use of girders and beams, and no pillars to support it.

The Bara Imambara is also known for its incredible maze called Bhulbhulaiya, located in the upper floor. From the photo above, you see that we found our way out.  I'm the one in the black top and brown trousers.

Daily Haiku
  Up and down we wove
Through twisting, narrow hallways
As we do through life


  Just noticed this mural on a nearby street where I don't usually walk. Looks freshly done. On the upper right it reads "Street He...