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Terry
03-09-2013, 01:16 PM
India, Quta Minar, Indo-Islamic architecture and world's tallest minaret in Old Delhi.

Qutub Minar. The Qutub Tower; also known as Qutb Minar and Qutab Minar, is the tallest minaret (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minaret) in India, originally an ancient Hindu monument, and is a UNESCO (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO)World Heritage Site (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Site). Located in Delhi (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delhi), the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. The tower has 379 stairs, is 237.8 ft high, and has a base diameter of 14.3 metres, which narrows to 2.7 metres at the last storey. Construction was started in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qutub-ud-din_Aibak) and was completed by Iltutmish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iltutmish). It is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as the Qutub complex (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qutub_complex). Tradition assigns the erection of the pillar to Anang Pal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anang_Pal), whose name it bears, with the date 1052 C.E.

Sue, who has been many places rated our India trip, on a scale of 1 to 10 an 11.5! It was fun.
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Sue standing in front of the iron pillar

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Some of the artword on the arch

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The tower has 379 stairs, is 237.8 ft high

Terry
03-09-2013, 01:22 PM
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School kids on a field trip.

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Terry
03-09-2013, 01:27 PM
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With our Delhi guide

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In the courtyard is the Iron Pillar. It has a fence around it.

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Redwood
03-15-2013, 09:15 PM
Terry good to see you looking well and enjoying some travel...

Looks like you've been off that diet you were on last time I was around...

master plumber mark
03-17-2013, 01:21 PM
thanks for the pictures...

looks like you had a good time

so who is the hot chick you are standing there with....???

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Terry
03-17-2013, 06:10 PM
Hi Mark,
That's my GF Sue that I was traveling with. She works in travel and sells group tours in Europe and Asia. www.go-today.com

And Redwood, it wasn't so much a diet two years ago, more like lost weight from surgery's. I'm healthy now, and I've gone back to my previous weight, which I like. A lot!

Sue was very much fun to travel with!

Cookie
03-17-2013, 07:38 PM
You look good Terry. Really cool pictures/

Redwood
03-18-2013, 09:11 AM
And Redwood, it wasn't so much a diet two years ago, more like lost weight from surgery's. I'm healthy now, and I've gone back to my previous weight, which I like. A lot!

Yea I know I was understating it just a bit...
It's good to see you looking in such good shape and thoroughly enjoying life on this side of the grass...

Gary Swart
03-24-2013, 01:51 PM
Redwood, it's good to hear from you. You've been missed.

Redwood
03-24-2013, 03:30 PM
Redwood, it's good to hear from you. You've been missed.
Thanks Gary I'll be around a bit more often...