I made a pit stop on the way to India to see a friend in Dubai.
A view of the Arabian Gulf
View of the Dubai skyline from the car. The Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building - is mind boggling as it dwarfs everything around it.
Crossing over into India
The first day in Delhi was gentle and rainy in the morning, sunny and beautiful in the afternoon. Soft stones under our toes at the beautiful Friday Mosque
At the Friday Mosque
Reflections in the stone at the Friday Mosque
Hand carved stone at the 12th century Qutab Minar
The Qutab Minar
Detail of the entrance to the Humayun Mausoleum
Night train to Varanasi was a total adventure!
On the night train at dawn
Cute enough to convince me to buy ice cream for him - and four of his friends
Varanasi was hot, chaotic, mystical. Our first sight of the Ganges was at night, from a boat, watching a Hindi ceremony. We came back the next day for a view at dawn.
Smoke from the cremation pyres
View from the rickshaw, Varanasi
Deepak and his buddy jumped on a rickshaw to keep up with us
Monkey in Varanasi
Monkey in Varanasi warning me not to take any more pictures of him
Deepak and his friend