Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories
This famous Steve McCurry photograph of a young Afghan girl that adorned the cover of National Geographic magazine and went on to become one of the most famous faces in the world. Here eyes are so haunting.
the nickname for the city Jaipur is "Pink City" and it's not for no reason. The buildings in the main streets of this city were all painted pink since 1800s. This boy was cooking for a gang of beggars sitting behind him (about 50 people I think). Everyone gets a chapati and a curry dipping and they ate them on the street.
Around 2,500 Drokpas live in three small villages in a disputed territory between India and Pakistan. The only fertile valley of Ladakh. The Drokpas are completely different– physically, culturally, linguistically and socially – from the Tibeto-Burman inhabitants of most of Ladakh.
Built before 1025 AD, the origins of the Shahi Qila go as far back as antiquity, however, the existing base structure was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar between 1556–1605 and was regularly upgraded by subsequent Mughal, Sikh and British rulers.