Hyderabad Airport Meeting Ratna
First things First - Salwar Shopping in Hyderabad
Dinner in Hyderabad with Ratna & Friends
Entrance to the Event Facility & our hotel in Madhavanagar, Ratna's Home Town
Outside our Room in Madhavanagar
Courtyard of Event Center
Outside Ratna's Home in Madhavanagar, Nizamabad, AP
Ratna surprises Sue with a Sari!
Ratna's Wedding Invitation
Ratna & her Father
Some things are the same all over the World ...
Shopping in Nizamabad
More Wedding Preparations
Making sweets for the Wedding
More Sweets for the Wedding
Who needs silverware???
Fun with the neighborhood Children
Event Center & Local Children
Kids having Fun
Inviting Neighbors to the Wedding Lunch
Neighbors making Sue feel Welcome
Inviting neighbors to the Wedding Lunch
Thank Goodness He Found the VIPER !
Is this the guy that chased Sue ??
Sari's drying in the Sun
Everyone Loves Henna
Shika Helps Sue
What the Bride must go through!
Having Fun after the Henna
Lauri & the Bangle Man
How do you choose from so many Bangles?
Don't they come any larger?
Marriage Day Begins
Getting Ready - Glad I had Help :)
Fruit for a Snack
Wedding Dinner was Delicious!
Wedding & Birthday Greetings from a Friend
Sue with Ratna & Kalyan
Temple in Badrachalam
Ready to go in the Water
We finally arrived in Badrachalam!
Reception in Badrachalam
Family & Friends
Give me Coffee Please !!! Somewhere inbetween Badrachalam & Hyderabad
The Happy Couple Survived the Wedding !
Hi Tech City - Hyderabad
Sightseeing with Ashok
Shilparamam Entrance Gate
Poonam's Parents & Ashok take show us Hyderabad Craft Center
Poonam's Parents were FANTASTIC tour guides!
Ashok & Poonam show us Hyderabad
Charminar (1591) Triumphal Arch
Sue with Poonam & Ashok with Charminar in Background
Mecca Mashid, 6th largest Mosque in India (1598)
In front of Mecca Masjid, overlooking Charminar
Poonam & Dad having Fun
Sikandara Buland Darwaza (Great Gate) 16th century
Streets of Agra; This makes 4 upside down trucks!
How long will this take to clean up?
You just never know where you'll find a cow!
Agra Fort (1565)
Isn't he pretty?
Close-up of Marble in-lay work
Agra Fort, Mina Masjid Mosque, Marble In-lay was beautiful!
More Mina Masjid Mosque Marble In-lay
Outside Mina Masjid Mosque with Prakesh
Our First View of Taj Mahal -- from Agra Fort
Entrance to Taj Mahal (1632-1653)
First view of the Taj
Why so much fog?
It's still amazing!
Shah Jahan built Taj to enshrine his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631
Inside the Taj Mausoleum
Beautiful Calilgraphy on Taj
Kids learn to hang on at an early age :)
So, this is what they do with it!
Transport to Fatehpur Sikri
Fathepur Sikri, former imperial capital of Akbar's empire
Along the road
Where are they taking the Dung?
Entrance to Keoladeo National Park, Bharatapur
Sue goes for a ride!
Termites - yikes!
Our Guide, Brijendra Singh, points out the owls ...
Spotted Deer family
Two Owls; photo thru telescope
Spotted Deer photographed thru the telescope
Rubbish ... where will it all go?
On the road again ...
On the road to Delhi
Loved the decorated Trucks
India - a Land of Beautiful Colors
Just One of Ratna's Beautiful Salwars
Are they after us?
Time to Go Home