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+ Favorite Photos - 2016

Oculus Details
Lower Manhattan Skyline
Inside the Church
Freedom Tower
Peony
Sunrise
Oculus
Sikh Temple
Texan Boots
Crocuses
Freight Car
Empty turnstiles
Splashing waves
Play room
Always remembered
Two peppers
Drying Jeans
The Arcade
Morning on the Lake Palace
Bees on a dahlia
Onion and Peppers
Golden Dome
Sunrise in Mumbai
Close shutters
Empty Sky Memorial
Boats
Oculus
Old Train Station
Lanterns
Stranded
Pink Dogwood
Doing laundry
Palette
City Palace
Food arrangement
Under the umbrella
Oarsman
Green Door
Stuck in traffic
Fireplace
From the balcony
Low Tide
The Anchor
Columns
Playing the ravenhatta
Crocus
Resting
Motorbikes
Riding the bike
Spring is arrived
White Tulip
Inside the cherry blossom
Light Fixtures
White petals
Empty track
Always remembered
Freedom Tower
Longhorns
Bonfire
Mother Gorilla
Butterfly
Ganga Aarti Ceremony
Washing clothes
Waterpark

Oculus Details

Details of the new Calatrava-designed PATH train station in lower Manhattan.

Lower Manhattan Skyline

A dramatic sky over the Lover Manhattan skyline.

Inside the Church

Inside the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. The Church was built in 1836-40.

Freedom Tower

One World Trade Center (also known as the Freedom Tower is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the fourth-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center.

Peony

Details of a peony in full bloom.

Sunrise

A nice sunrise on Castle Harbour in Bermuda.

Oculus

The highly anticipated and very expensive Oculus structure at the World Trade Center transportation hub is now open to the public. The Calatrava's designed $3.9 billion structure serves as connection between New Jersey's PATH trains and New York City's subways.

Sikh Temple

A tower of a Sikh temple in New Delhi, India.

Texan Boots

Boots for sale in a specialty store in Forth Worth, TX.

Crocuses

Blooming crocuses.

Freight Car

Detail of a freight car in India.

Empty turnstiles

Empty turnstiles at the new WTC Station in New York City.

Splashing waves

Waves hitting the rock in Tucker's Town Beach, Bermuda.

Play room

One room inside the old Udaipur City Palace.

Always remembered

A rose next the the name of a victim of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. May they rest in peace and be always remembered.

Two peppers

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Drying Jeans

Drying jeans at the Dhobi Ghat open-air laundry (the largest of the world) in Mumbai, India.

The Arcade

An empty walking arcade in Agra, India.

Morning on the Lake Palace

An early morning shot of the lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, India.

Bees on a dahlia

Closeup of bees on an orange dahlia.

Onion and Peppers

A study of vegetables.

Golden Dome

A detail of one of the golden domes at the Agra Fort, India.

Sunrise in Mumbai

Sunrise on the bay of Mumbai with the Gateway of India on the left.

Close shutters

Close shutters inside a room of the City Palace in Udaipur, India.

Empty Sky Memorial

Empty Sky is the official New Jersey September 11 memorial to the state's victims of the September 11 attacks on the United States. It is located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City at the mouth of Hudson River across from the World Trade Center site. Designed by Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwartz, it was dedicated on Saturday, September 10, 2011, a day before the tenth anniversary of the attacks. (Wikipedia)

Boats

Colorful boats on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Oculus

Another view inside the Oculus structure at the World Trade Center transportation hub. The Calatrava's designed $3.9 billion structure serves as connection between New Jersey's PATH trains and New York City's subways.

Old Train Station

The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, also known as Communipaw Terminal and Jersey City Terminal, was the Central Railroad of New Jersey's waterfront passenger terminal in Jersey City, New Jersey. Millions of immigrants cleared at nearby Ellis Island, started their first journey in America from this station. (Wikipedia)

Lanterns

Lanterns on the floor of the Lake Palace in Udaipur, India.

Stranded

A fishing boat in the low tide of Elephanta Island in the Mumbai Harbour.

Pink Dogwood

A nice pink dogwood flower in NJ.

Doing laundry

A brightly dressed woman washing clothes in a lake close to Udaipur, India.

Palette

Trying different colors on a palette.

City Palace

The City Palace of Udaipur seen from the Lake Pichola.

Food arrangement

Food for sale at the Jaipur Fort, India.

Under the umbrella

A decorated beach umbrella in Agra, India.

Oarsman

An oarsman rowing in the early morning on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Green Door

A green door in a house on the way to Agra, India.

Stuck in traffic

Taxis stuck in the heavy Mumbai traffic.

Fireplace

A warm fire brightens a cold winter day.

From the balcony

The balconies inside the Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India.

Low Tide

Boats stranded in the low tide of the Mumbai Bay in front of the Elephanta Island.

The Anchor

A rusted anchor on a ship anchored in the Mumbai Bay.

Columns

A marble colonnade in the Agra Fort, India.

Playing the ravenhatta

The ravenhatta is a bowed Indian fiddle that has a rich history and the instrument itself is quite ornate. It has jingle-bells attached to the long bow, and the bowl at the bottom is made of a cut coconut shell. To cover the opening, goat hide is stretched tight to the outer shell. Bamboo acts as the long neck of the instrument, while the strings are made of both steel and horse-hair. “Throughout the medieval history of India, kings were patrons of music; this helped in increased popularity of [the] ravanhatta among royal families. In Rajasthan and Gujarat, it was the first musical instrument to be learned by princes” (Wikipedia).

Crocus

A blooming crocus signal the arrival of spring.

Resting

An auto rickshaw driver resting inside his cab.

Motorbikes

Parked motorbikes in an alley in Udaipur, India.

Riding the bike

A farmer riding his bike in a field of mustard.

Spring is arrived

A blooming crabapple is signaling the arrival of spring.

White Tulip

A falling petal from a white tulip.

Inside the cherry blossom

A different processing for a cherry blossom closeup.

Light Fixtures

Modern Light Fixtures in a Delhi restaurant.

White petals

The beauty inside a white tulip.

Empty track

An empty track in the the WTC PATH station in Manhattan, NY.

Always remembered

At sunset, the sun casts a golden circle of light on the names engraved in the Empty Sky Memorial at Liberty State Park,NJ. This memorial is dedicated to the people of NJ who died on 9/11. May God be with them and their families.

Freedom Tower

A night view of the Freedom Tower and the lower Manhattan skyline.

Longhorns

Texas longhorns parading in Forth Worth, TX.

Bonfire

Bonfires lit on the beach to celebrate the 4th of July.

Mother Gorilla

A female gorilla holding her baby at the Bronx Zoo in New York, City.

Butterfly

A nice butterfly at the Bronx Zoo.

Ganga Aarti Ceremony

A group of priests daily in the evening at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi perform the "Agni Pooja" (Worship to Fire) wherein a dedication is made to Lord Shiva, River Ganga (the Ganges), Surya (Sun), Agni (Fire), and the whole universe.

Washing clothes

A woman washing clothes at the communal well in a village near Agra, India.

Waterpark

The end of the waterslides at Hurricane Harbor waterpark.