Symbols of Love

IMG_0388Each year Valentines Day gives one time to reflect on various symbols of love that may be found throughout the world. As a connoisseur of beauty and a critical judge in matters of taste, indulging in this admiration can bring anyone to an exceptional state of well being.

IMG_1608Light pink roses grouped together make an elegant statement, and can be done as easily as purchasing an inexpensive bouquet, placing them in vases and turning any room into effortless style.

Taj Mahal #2Nothing says true love like the mesmerizing charm of the Taj Mahal, which has captivated people for centuries. This exquisite marble tomb built in the 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, lets one know that love is unending and everlasting.

Happy Valentine’s Day,




The Mini Taj in Agra

IMG_3286 IMG_3290Our reporters are still in India at the mausoleum of Etimad-ud-Daulah or the {Mini Taj} built in 1622-1628. An exquisite marble tomb inlaid with semi-precious stones {carnelian, lapis lazuli, onyx and topaz}, exhibits a strong Persian influence and is placed on the bank of the Yamuna River.

Details on the walls of the mausoleum of Etimad-ud-Daulah and the Cupola of minaret.

Commissioned by Nur Jahan for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, a Persian Amir in exile who was also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal {the wife of the emperor Shah Jahan, for whom the Taj Mahal was constructed}.

{Sean and Tony on the streets of New Delhi are now heading for Abu Dhabi}

The boys on the streets of New Delhi are leaving India for Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This photo taken at the crosswalks of Dariba Kalan & Chandni Chowk is bustling with people and shops!!