The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest and best preserved of Jai Singh II’s five pre-telescopic observatories, featuring fourteen major geometric devices.
One of the highlights of the Jaipur Jantar Mantar are the dozen precisely angled structures that each target a specific constellation.
The Jai Prakash Yantra are a pair of hemispherical bowls faced with marble. Like the Ram Yantra, one...
The Tadhkeshwar Temple, is a Shiv temple, the name Tad+Kesh+war = Tad=Tree, Kesh =Hair, ishWar= Lord....
Badi Chaupad, Johari Bazaar, Jaipur,The "Big Circle/square" is the main junction where the nnorth sou...
Isar Lat or Swargasuli in Jaipur, is the highest tower you will notice on the western side of the Tri...
Johari Bazaar or the Jewellers Street, is one of the main causeways of Jaipur City.Its the main stree...
My friends Panited Elephnat heading to the Jaipur Elephant Festival along the road below Isar lat or ...
Golcha Cinema during the Jaipur International Film Festival, 2013. This is an LDR pano. of 56pix. Gol...
Golcha Theater, 1st Floor, old JaipurGolcha Theater, 1st Floor, old Jaipur source - Img 1250 Panorama...
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.
Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?
China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.
Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.
I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.
The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.
China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.
Text by Steve Smith.