28 Apr '12, 2pm

Dreams of Distant Mandalay - @karmanomad on the vestiges of monarchy in Myanmar

Dreams of Distant Mandalay - @karmanomad on the vestiges of monarchy in Myanmar

By Nirmal Ghosh Thailand Correspondent [email protected] Part of my childhood was spent in New Delhi; in the evenings I would be taken to the sprawling manicured grounds of the huge tomb of the Mughal emperor Humayun, now a World Heritage monument and one of the loveliest walks in the city, alive with peacocks calling plaintively on still late summer evenings. Today, when I return to Delhi I go for walks in the Lodi Gardens, a huge park which houses a series of mausoleums and a big ancient mosque. In the mausoleums are the graves of the Pashtun kings of the Lodi dynasty who ruled Delhi from 1451 to 1526, before the Mughals arrived from Central Asia. The wind blows through the big stone buildings. When you step into them the domed ceilings act like sound chambers; a pigeon cooing unseen high in the darkened roof fills it with sound. Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India from 1899 t...

Full article: http://blogs.straitstimes.com/2012/04/28/dreams-of-distan...

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