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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

Winter warmers for Christmas at the Silk Road Gallery. Tibetan Blankets in vibrant colours and lovely soft Cashmere Scarves in natural tones. Both are a perfect winter present, lightweight, soft and warm.

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Subterranean Architecture of Rajasthan - Stepwells Revisited

Rajasthan Stepwells Travel Diary

Subterranean Architecture of Rajasthan - Stepwells Revisited

In March 2018 I went to India in search of more stepwells in Rajathan. These amazing  subterranean architectures have fascinated me for many years and are my current photographic project. We drove from Delhi, the first leg was to Bundi, but first, Neemrana, one of the most spectacular wells, 400 years old and nine storeys deep.

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Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan

Buddha Statues Rajasthan Stepwells Travel Diary

Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan

Buddhist Ruins in Rajasthan In March 2018 I resumed my search for the subterranean architectures of western India known as stepwells. This took me near a village called Viratnagar, just a few miles from the main Delhi to Jaipur highway and close to the location of an old Buddhist site called Bhairat.Some of my 2017 stepwell photographs are on display at the Silk Road Gallery showroom in Sheffield until Easter 2018, you can see the images here.A newly painted Viratnagar stepwell.We don't tend to think of Buddhism having been practised in Rajasthan, the semi desert state in the west of India, but there are a few...

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