The Monkey Temple of Jaipur (Galta)
You can take a taxi along the road and drive here or if you have the time you can walk on a path over...
Walking over a small hill between Jaipur and the Monkey Temple is the Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) sitti...
Path from Galta Gate to Galtaji Monkey Temple and Suraj Devra Mandir Sun Temple. November 2013.
This pano is short out side the main temple,Khole ké Hanumanji Mandir, in front is the eating/food se...
Johari Bazaar or the Jewellers Street, is one of the main causeways of Jaipur City.Its the main stree...
Badi Chaupad, Johari Bazaar, Jaipur,The "Big Circle/square" is the main junction where the nnorth sou...
The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest and best preserved of Jai Singh II’s five pre-telescopic o...
The Jai Prakash Yantra are a pair of hemispherical bowls faced with marble. Like the Ram Yantra, one...
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.