Archive for Khajuraho

India snapshot (#18)

Posted in pictures, Travel with tags , , , , , on January 10, 2013 by xi'an

detail of a carving of the Kandarya Mahadev temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, Jan. 5, 2013Again Khajuraho, with one of the hundreds of statues, in a warm sandstone that turns the figures almost alive.

India snapshot (#17)

Posted in pictures, Travel with tags , , , , , on January 9, 2013 by xi'an

chipmunk on a temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, Jan. 5, 2013Still Khajuraho, with another kind of visitor exploring the temples and their sculpture.

India snapshot (#16)

Posted in pictures, Travel with tags , , , , on January 9, 2013 by xi'an

boar (Krishna avatar), Lakshmana temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, Jan. 5, 2013The visit to Khajuraho and its may have well been the apex of the week in India! The sculptures are all over the buildings, beautiful and well-preserved, the temple grounds are well-maintained, and one could spend a whole day going from one sculpture to the next…