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Mehrangarh Fort......evening illumination

By sawsengee  
The Mehrangar Fort of Jodhpur Rajasthan.....built around 1459 has an imposing location 125 meters above the city of Jodhpur below.
The picture was captured handheld with elbow support only.
V1 shows an earlier shot of the Fort with reflection from the Gulab Sagar Talab with the sunset clouds streaking the sky like Chariots of Fire.
Here is a link to illustrate the Fort's significance:

And here is a link to the "curse" on the Fort by a saint:

THANK YOU everyone for the UAs, votes and pleasant comments.......very much appreciated. ee GrinGrinGrin

Tags: Landscape and travel Historical interest Evening view Handheld photography Long exposure photography Mehrangarth Fort Jodhpur Rajasthan

Voters: Badgerfred, colijohn, mike9005 and 48 more

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KingArthur 15 8 Malta
24 Oct 2020 10:14AM
Beautiful .....

Joe Smile
24 Oct 2020 10:22AM
Two beautiful images.
Minty805 Plus
5 43 9 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 10:49AM
Really lovely, ee. We can't travel at the moment, of course, so these beautiful images you're putting up are a very welcome substitute.
24 Oct 2020 11:45AM
Amazing, ee.
A wonderful piece of building and a fabulous image.

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
24 Oct 2020 11:48AM
Two beautiful captures, Sawsengee, have to go for the lead, but love the colourful reflection on the water in the version 😃👍
Trev 😀
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 12:42PM
Magnificent Fort. I like the magnitude of the building in the lead and the sublime reflections of the version...
Good photography, Isabel GrinGrin
24 Oct 2020 1:26PM
yes, a fabulous set
i am drawn to v.1 especially when viewed large
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
24 Oct 2020 1:47PM
A very impressive fort ee, superb images
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
24 Oct 2020 2:20PM
Both photos very nice!

Arne Smile
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2020 8:41AM
Beautiful images Sawsengee. Thank you also for the links to this fort's dark history.


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