“Lal Quila” means Red Fort, because of the magnificent red sandstone walls. When it was constructed in the early 17th Century, it was known as the “Lal Mubarak”, or Blessed Fort. The Moghuls ruled their diminishing Indian Empire from the Fort for two hundred years before the disaster of the Mutiny in 1857 (known here… Continue reading Red Fort
At the weekend, I went exploring in the Old Walled City of Delhi. This district used to be called Shahjahanabad, but now it’s known as Delhi 6. I went crazy and snapped dozens of doors. Here are my first four…I will show more over the next few weeks.